The 2023 institute has been cancelled.
Watch this space for 2024 information.
July 9–15, 2023
UCF Main Campus • Performing Arts Center – Music
UCF’s Percussion Summer Institute offers a unique opportunity to study closely with UCF percussion faculty Thad Anderson, percussionist, composer, and contemporary/electroacoustic music specialist, Kirk Gay, world-class timpanist and orchestral musician, Jeff Moore, internationally recognized percussion clinician, lecturer, and soloist, and guest artists Patterns Quartet and Gordon Stout.
Return to this space for information about summer 2024.
Requests for refunds of camp tuition must be submitted no later than 11 business days prior to camp start date. No refunds will be considered within two weeks prior to the start of the camp session. Transaction fees paid to Accepted during registration are non-refundable, and a $50 processing fee is deducted from all refunds.
Applications will close on June 1, 2023 or when camps reach capacity. Applicants who apply before May 1 will receive notification on or by May 8. Applicants who apply after May 1 will receive notification on or by June 8.
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-823-2221.
Age and Experience
This event is intended for college and advanced high school players (typically rising 11th or 12th graders) but may also include younger high school students that have significant experience. Rising 9th graders who will be 15 or older at the time of the event are welcome to submit an application.
Capacity is limited to 24 participants. Acceptance to the Summer Institute is based on experience and ability level. This is assessed through the submission of two contrasting video performances and a statement of experience and interest from the applicant.
Camp participants should plan to arrive with a minimum of two solo works that are either ready to perform or are a work in progress. These might include keyboard percussion (marimba, vibraphone, xylophone), concert or rudimental snare drum, timpani, multi-percussion, drum set, or otherwise. Additional solo and ensemble material will be assigned as we get closer the event and at the beginning of camp.