Timpani and Percussion
The Academy’s Timpani and Percussion Department, led by Neil Percy, has a worldwide reputation for excellent provision for students and for professional training in the complex and versatile world of percussion playing.
Our aim is to provide students with a variety of related instrument study. Employability is essential to the ethos of the Timpani and Percussion Department; our graduates have full, rewarding and varied careers after attaining the skills necessary for continuing musical and professional development.
The Academy offers Principal Study for both undergraduate and postgraduate percussionists.
Timpani and Percussion Open Day: Please contact us to discuss making an individual appointment
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
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Murray Richmond, Department Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7320 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
Timpanist and percussionist with the London Symphony Orchestra
Works with composers, film composers, pop and jazz artists
Gives masterclasses and coaches at conservatoires and percussion events in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia
Tegan LeBrun, a Masters percussion student, has been selected by Bell Percussion for its annual award to an Academy student, and...
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Pre-eminent percussionist and Artist in Association at Southbank Centre and Academy professor Colin Currie performs a range of virtuosic works for solo percussion
Sian Edwards conducts Thomas Adès' In Seven Days with the Academy Manson Ensemble and London Sinfonietta
A concert of music by Italian composer Luciano Berio
Howard William's conducts Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra
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Semyon Bychkov conducts Academy Symphony Orchestra