Percussion

2018 Syllabus: Percussion

Includes: Solo and Group Classes

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PERCUSSION NOTES AND REGULATIONS

In addition to the following discipline specific information, please refer to the general rules and regulations.

GRADE: Repertoire graded by RCM/CC must be performed at the grade(s) listed in their syllabi. Ungraded repertoire should be equal in difficulty to graded repertoire performed in the same class(es).

SELECTION: Unless otherwise indicated in THIS syllabus, the word selection refers to:

  • One piece by a composer, and not two or more short pieces from a collection or cycle.
  • One movement of a larger work such as a suite.

PERCUSSION SOLO CLASSES 

BEGINNER

CLASS 7101 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 1, 1ST YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice. 

CLASS 7102 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 2, 2ND YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice. 

CLASS 7103 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 1, 1ST YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7104 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 2, 2ND YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7105 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 1, 1ST YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7106 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER 2, 2ND YEAR OF INSTRUCTION
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 1

CLASS 7111 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7112 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7113 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7114 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7115 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7116 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 1
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 2

CLASS 7121 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7122 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7123 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7124 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7125 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7126 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 2
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 3

CLASS 7131 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7132 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7133 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7134 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7135 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7136 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7137 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7138 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 3
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 4

CLASS 7141 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7142 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7143 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7144 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7145 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7146 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7147 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 4
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7148 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 3-4
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 5

(J)CLASS 7151 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7152 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7153 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 5
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7154 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7155 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 5
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7156 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7157 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7158 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 5
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 6

(J)CLASS 7161 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7162 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7163 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 6
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7164 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7165 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 6
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7166 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice.

(J)CLASS 7157 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(J)CLASS 7158 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 6
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 7

(I)CLASS 7171 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7172 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7173 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 7
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7174 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7175 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 7
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7176 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7177 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7178 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 7
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 8

(I)CLASS 7181 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7182 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7183 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 8
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7184 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7185 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 8
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7186 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice.

(I)CLASS 7187 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(I)CLASS 7188 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 8
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 9

(A)CLASS 7191 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(A)CLASS 7192 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 7193 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 9
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(A)CLASS 7194 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 7195 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 9
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(A)CLASS 7196 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice.

(A)CLASS 7197 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(A)CLASS 7198 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9
One selection, own choice.

GRADES 10

(A)CLASS 7201 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7202 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7203 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7204 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7205 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE,
GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7206 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7207 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 8 minutes.

(A)CLASS 7208 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, GRADES 9-10
One selection, own choice. Time limit 8 minutes.

DIPLOMA

For National Festival eligibility information, please refer to the National Festival class section.

(S)CLASS 7211 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7212 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7213 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7214 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7215 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7216 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7217 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works. Time limit 10 minutes.

(S)CLASS 7218 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, DIPLOMA
One selection, own choice. Time limit 10 minutes.

HONOURS

For National Festival eligibility information, please refer to the National Festival class section.

(S)CLASS 7231 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, HONOURS
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(S)CLASS 7232 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 7233 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, HONOURS
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(S)CLASS 7234 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 7235 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE, HONOURS
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(S)CLASS 7236 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

(S)CLASS 7237 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, HONOURS
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

(S)CLASS 7238 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, HONOURS
One selection, own choice.

ADULT

These classes are restricted to mature adults, from beginner to advanced levels, who wish to perform in a festival setting. Performances will be evaluated in accordance with the standard appropriate for the level of study.

CLASS 7251 SNARE DRUM SOLO, OWN CHOICE, ADULT
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7252 SNARE DRUM SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, ADULT
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7253 MALLET SOLO, OWN CHOICE, ADULT
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7254 MALLET SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, ADULT
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7255 TIMPANI SOLO, OWN CHOICE, ADULT
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7256 TIMPANI SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, ADULT
One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7257 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, OWN CHOICE, ADULT
One selection, own choice. No multi-movement works.

CLASS 7258 MULTIPLE PERCUSSION SOLO, MULTI-MOVEMENT WORK, ADULT
One selection, own choice.

 


PERCUSSION GROUP CLASSES

CLASS 7291 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, BEGINNER
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7292 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 1-2
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7293 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 3-4
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7294 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 5-6
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7295 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 7-8
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.


CLASS 7296 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, GRADES 9-10
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7297 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, DIPLOMA
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

CLASS 7298 PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, OWN CHOICE, OPEN
Two or more percussion instruments, with or without piano accompaniment. One selection, own choice.

VOCAL AND/OR INSTRUMENTAL GROUP, FAMILY AND/OR FRIENDS

CLASS 1901 VOCAL AND/OR INSTRUMENTAL GROUP, FAMILY AND/OR FRIENDS, OWN CHOICE
This class is designed to promote recreational music making. Two or more singers/instrumentalists, any number of parts. Two contrasting selections, own choice.