The Ted Atkatz Percussion Seminar

TAPS 2020

Auckland, New Zealand

TAPS NZ took place January 13-17, 2020. Archived information is available below. 

TAPS Percussion Seminar in New Zealand

TAPS' inaugural New Zealand seminar took place January 13-17, 2020 alongside the Auckland Philharmonic's Summer Orchestral Institute. 

Participants worked closely with faculty members Ted Atkatz, Tim Jones, Eric Renick, and Steve Logan in a variety of masterclasses, rehearsals, and private lesson settings. Additional information on the seminar content and curriculum can be found below. 

 

(Archived) Schedule of Events

Mon.

1/13/20

10:00 A.M - Welcome 

10:30 A.M - Ted Atkatz Masterclass - "The Universal Stroke"

12:00 P.M - Lunch

1:00 P.M - Percussion Ensemble 

3:00 P.M - Private Instruction

4:00 P.M - Private Instruction

Tues.

1/14/20

9:00 A.M - Eric Renick Masterclass - "Pulse, Placement, Precision"

11:00 A.M - Percussion Ensemble Set Up

12:00 P.M - Lunch

1:00 P.M - Private Instruction

2:00 P.M - Private Instruction

4:00 P.M - Percussion Ensemble

Wed.

1/15/20

9:00 A.M - Get your hands together with Eric Renick

10:00 A.M - Timothy Jones Masterclass - "Building a Career in Music"

12:00 P.M - Lunch

1:00 P.M - Private Instruction

2:00 P.M - Orchestra Rehearsal 

4:00 P.M - Percussion Ensemble

Thurs.

1/16/20

9:00 A.M - Get your hands together with Tim Jones

10:00 A.M - Private Instruction

12:00 P.M - Lunch

1:00 P.M - Steve Logan Masterclass - "Timpani from A to Z"

3:00 P.M - Private Instruction

4:00 P.M - Percussion Ensemble

Fri.

1/17/20

9:00 A.M - Get your hands together with Ted Atkatz

10:00 A.M - MOCK AUDITION

12:00 P.M - Lunch

1:00 P.M - Awards Ceremony

2:00 P.M - Percussion Ensemble Concert

Mock Audition Repertoire

SNARE DRUM
Prokofiev: Lt. Kije
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Shostakovich: Symphony #10


XYLOPHONE
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Shostakovich: Polka
Kabalevsky: Overture to Colas Bregnon


GLOCK
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Respighi: Pines of Rome


TAMBOURINE
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Bizet: Carmen Suite #1


CYMBALS
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2
Tchaikovsky: Overture to Romeo and Juliet


TIMPANI
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4
Beethoven: Symphony #9
Mozart: Symphony #39

Mini-Mock  Repertoire

SNARE DRUM
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture: Rehearsal C-D, P-end


TAMBOURINE
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture: Rehearsal H-I, M-5 after M

 

CYMBALS

Sibelius - Finlandia


TIMPANI
Sibelius - Finlandia