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Step 1: Personal Information*

*A $100 non-refundable fee is due upon submission of this form. Please see the     section below for details about how to pay the fee. 

World-Class Percussion Education Direct to You!

In the wake of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, TAPS has launched a series of online masterclasses that will take place every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1:00 PM PST/4:00PM EST for the next several weeks. Classes will take place on Zoom and registration is on a donation basis. See our form below for more details. 

Upcoming Classes

  • Monday 3/30: Dan Bauch - Percussion / Assistant Timpani, Boston Symphony Orchestra

  • Wednesday 4/1: Parker Lee - Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera

  • Thursday 4/2: Bailey O'Donnell - Tabla Specialist

  • Monday 4/6: Matt Strauss - Percussionist/Timpanist of the Houston Symphony

  • Wednesday 4/8: Pete Korpela - LA Studio Musician 

  • Thursday 4/9: Greg LaRosa - Principal Timpanist of the New Jersey Symphony

  • Monday 4/13: Matt Howard - Principal Percussionist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic

  • Wednesday 4/15: Lynn Vartan - Marimba Soloist and Educator

  • Thursday 4/16: Casey Cangelosi - Contemporary Composer & Performer

  • Monday 4/20: Joshua Jones - newly appointed Principal Percussion, Kansas Symphony Symphony

  • Wednesday 4/22: Andy Akiho - percussionist, composer, international performer

  • Thursday 4/23: George Nickson - Principal Percussionist of the Dallas Symphony

  • Monday 4/27: Timothy Jones - Director of Percussion Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Wednesday 4/29: Jason HaaheimPrincipal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

  • Thursday 4/30: Will HudginsPrincipal Percussionist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

  • Monday 5/4: Peter ErskineRecording and Performing drum set player

  • Wednesday 5/6: Jim Ross - Percussionist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  • Thursday 5/7: Greg GoodallPrincipal Timpanist of the LA Opera, Studio Musician

  • More coming soon!

Registration Step 1: Complete the Form

Please complete the form below so we can register you for your chosen masterclass. NEW! Due to an increase in participant volume, as of April 9, 2020 all forms must be received before 12:30pm PST the day of the class you are registering to allow time for us to process & distribute links. Forms submitted after the deadline will not be seen until the next business day. Thank you!

Basic Information

Additional Questions

Would you like to receive periodic email updates from TAPS about future events, activities, and masterclasses?


There are two steps to the registration process (1) fill out the form below and (2) send your donation to our PayPal. The minimum fee to attend one of our classes is $2, and any additional amount you choose to give will go directly to TAPS operating expenses, scholarships, and artist fees. 


You will receive a confirmation after we process your payment, and a link to the Zoom session will be emailed to you before the date of the class.  

Please contact us if you have any questions or experience any technical difficulties.

Step 2: Payment

We request a minimum $2 donation for all classes. We will send you an email confirmation once your payment has been received, and you will be sent a Zoom link before the start of your chosen masterclass. Payments are processed through PayPal; please contact us if you require a different method.