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2017 Day of Percussion Is Ready to Roll!

The 2017 Minnesota Percussion Association Day of Percussion is just around the corner and is bound to be as exciting as ever! It will take place on Saturday, January 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rosemount High School in Rosemount, MN.  

Click here for directions to Rosemount High School.

Click here for the schedule of clinics.

Click here for the full information packet, including descriptions of the clinics, clinician bios, a full schedule, and more information.

The 2017 Day of Percussion will feature:

  • 22 clinics on marching, concert and world percussion
  • Clinicians and performing groups, including:
    • Mark Ford (percussion activities coordinator for the University of North Texas)
    • Amir Oosman and Ralph Nader (BYOS)
    • Daniel Waples (Handpan artist)
    • Minnesota State Mankato Percussion Ensemble
    • MPA Student Leadership Team Drumline 
  • A raffle drawing for various donations received from corporate and local sponsors

Check out videos of three of our headlining acts: Mark Ford; Amir Oosman and Ralph Nader (BYOS); and Daniel Waples.

Registration for the event will start at 8:30 a.m. Members of MPA ensembles are provided free admittance. 

Lunch will be available for purchase in the afternoon. A full meal (Subway sandwich, chips, cookie and a drink) will be $6. Percussion vendors will also be on site selling sticks, mallets, drum pads, and other accessories.  

Questions? E-mail MPA Day of Percussion coordinator Vlad Boz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..