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
Regent Scholarship Scheme
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
A personal message from the Principal
Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017
The Steve Reich Mallet Quartet perform a world premiere
Semyon Bychkov, conducts Mahler’s kaleidoscopic reflection on life, redemption and resurrection
Gergely Madaras conducts the Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra