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: Your Experience

Timpani and Percussion Open Day: Please contact us to discuss making an individual appointment

See also:
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme
 
Contact

Murray Richmond, Department Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7320 / email percussion@ram.ac.uk

Neil Percy

Head of Timpani and Percussion: Neil Percy

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

Latest News

Spring 2018 Booking Now Open

12.12.2017

We are delighted to announce our spring season of concerts, masterclasses and events at the Royal Academy of Music

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

RAM Club Prize Winner’s Recital: Jacob Brown free

Tuesday, 30.01.2018 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

RAM Club Prize Winner’s Recital

Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

Friday, 16.03.2018 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Tickets: £10 (concessions £8) from the Academy’s Box Office Oliver Knussen conductor Cage Five Wolpe Ch...

Junior Academy Symphony Orchestra free

Saturday, 17.03.2018 15:45, St Mary Magdalene

Tickets: Free, no tickets required  Thomas Blunt conductor

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Neil Percy