www.concordia.sa.edu.au

TAPS OZ 2 will take place in 2017 from January 2-7 at Concordia College in Adelaide, Australia. Faculty will include Ted Atkatz, Timothy Jones, Andrew Wiering, with more guests artists to be named later.

TAPS OZ will be a 6 day seminar for both college aged students as well as students 16 and under. TAPS Mini-Camp will be for those younger students from 12-16, and will be mornings only from January 2-7.

TAPS OZ 2 culminates with a mock audition for full time participants; winners will win prizes from the aforementioned companies.

Winner receives $500 plus a pair of Zildjian orchestral crash cymbals and $100 credit toward Vic Firth equipment.
Runner up receives $250 plus a Majestic concert snare drum. 
Third place receives a Black Swamp tambourine.

Be sure to sign up early; our first 10 signups receive a free copy of Ted Atkatz’s snare drum etude book Tributes along with a pair of Ted Atkatz signature sticks!

Application Deadline extended

 

Adelaide, australia


Fees

Full Time

Registration Fee: AUD$100
Tuition: AUD$575

TOTAL: AUD$675

 

Under 16 Mini-camp

Registration Fee: AUD$100
Tuition: AUD$175

TOTAL: AUD$275

 


Sponsors

Majestic Percussion

Zildjian Cymbals

Sabian Cymbals

Vic Firth

Remo

Innovative

Black Swamp Percussion


SCHEDULE

TAPS FULL-TIME

Monday, January 2

9am Check-In, Concordia College, Adelaide

10am Welcome, Introductions

Ted Atkatz Masterclass: “Orchestral Overview"

12pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Individual Coachings with Ted Atkatz and Timothy Jones

5pm Andrew Wiering Masterclass

 

Tuesday, January 3

10am Timothy Jones Masterclass

12pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Percussion Ensemble / Practice Time

5pm Orchestral Sectional: Capriccio Espagnol, Shostakovich 5

7pm TAPS dinner

 

Wednesday, January 4

10am Nick Parnell Masterclass: Tips to Power-Charge your Mallet Playing

12pm Lunch

1:30-2:30pm Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal / Individual Coachings with Ted Atkatz and Timothy Jones

5-6pm Free

6pm-8pm TAPS Special Event and Fundraiser at Paxton Winery, McLaren Vale

 

Thursday, January 5

10am Mock Audition Prelims (open to all participants)

12pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal / Practice Time

5pm Ted Atkatz Masterclass: “Achieving Optimum Performance”

 

Friday, January 6

10am Mock Audition Finals (open to all participants)

12pm Lunch

1:30-4pm Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal / Practice time

5pm Fleur Green Masterclass

 

Saturday, January 7

10am Morning Free

12pm Lunch

1:30pm Setup and Dress Rehearsal

4pm Performance and Award Ceremony, Concordia College

 


TAPS MINI-CAMP (STUDENTS UNDER 16)

January 2-6

9:30am Get Your Hands Together

10am Masterclass (see above schedule)

12pm Percussion Ensemble

12:30 Home

 

Saturday, January 7

10am Free

12pm Lunch

1:30pm Setup and Dress Rehearsal

4pm Performance and Award Ceremony, Concordia College


Mock Audition Repertoire

SNARE DRUM

Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite

Rimsky-Korsakov: Cappriccio Espagnol, mvts. III and IV

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade, mvts. III and IV

Shostakovich: Symphony #10, mvt. II

 

XYLOPHONE

Gershwin: An American in Paris

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, opening

Schuman: Symphony #3

Shostakovich: Polka from the Golden Age Ballet

 

GLOCKENSPIEL

Debussy: La Mer

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Respighi: The Pines of Rome

 

TAMBOURINE

Bizet: Carmen Suites #1 and #2

Dvorak: Carnival Overture

Stravinsky: Petrushka

 

CYMBALS

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2

Tchaikovsky: Overture to Romeo and Juliet

Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4

 

TIMPANI

Beethoven: Symphony #1

Beethoven: Symphony #9

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis

Sibelius: Finlandia

 

TAPS MINI CAMP MOCK AUDITION REPERTOIRE

Snare Drum

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Shostakovich: Symphony #5

 

Glockenspiel

Mozart: The Magic Flute, first 16 measures

 

Tambourine

Bizet: Carmen Suite #1, Aragonaise