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Winter Percussion

2018 SHOW:


 When  What  Where  Result
 Sat. 1/27/2018   FFCC Premier    Orange Park 6th place 
 Sat. 2/10/2018    Freedom HS Tampa 2nd place
 Sat. 2/24/2018  Riverview HS  Riverview 6th place 
 Sat. 3/3/2018 East Lake HS Tarpon Springs1st place 
 Sat. 3/10/2018  Percussion Focus  Oviedo8th place
 Sat. 3/17/2018Largo HS  Largo 2nd place
4/7 & 4/8/18
 State Finals Florida State Fairgrounds 6th place

The Rose

Program Objective
The OFHS Indoor Percussion Ensemble provides an opportunity for all students to develop their musical, 
marching, and life skills through the art of percussion 
performance. We hope to instill a strong sense of 
dedication, personal achievement, growth, self-confidence, music appreciation, and a strong work ethic through the pursuit of a high level of music performance in a group setting.

Fees                Practices                                Season
$450                Tue & Thur 5:15-8:30pm          Practices start late November
                       plus 1 Saturday                       Competitions start beginning of Feb and end the 1st weekend of April

What is Winter Percussion?
Over the period of approx. 4 months, your child will be given basic to advanced instruction in the area of percussion. This includes the proper techniques involved to play the various instruments and marching techniques. This training will be expanded into a 5 to 6 minute production, including music and motion, performed on an indoor mat.
Our Indoor Units compete in a circuit, similar to a league in sports. While each circuit makes its own rules, and has it's own judges, they usually conform to those rules set by Winter Guard International (WGI). The circuit in which we are primarily participating, is the Florida Federation of Colorguards Circuit (FFCC). FFCC holds many competitions, or "events" across the state of Florida. At the end of each season, FFCC holds a championship in Daytona which will be the conclusion of our competitive season. https://ffcc.org 

Performances are usually held on weekends; primarily on Saturdays. There are no buses for Winter Percussion. We will need drivers for each competition.
 Drivers must be level 2 volunteers, and have an approved vehicle. 
Please be mindful to offer your student’s driver gas money.

If you have never played a percussion instrument, this is your opportunity!
Possible instruments to play:

Marching Percussion/Drumline/Battery                    Auxiliary/Pit/Front Ensemble
                                                Snare                                                                     Marimba
                                                Tenors (quads)                                                       Vibraphone
                                                Bass drum                                                              Bells
                                                Cymbals                                                                 Xylophone
                                                                                                                             Bass guitar