Onstage Percussion

The following percussion will be provided on stage at the Festival. All ensembles are required to use the large percussion provided unless you have express permission from the General Manager.

CONCERT BANDS
The following percussion will be available for BOTH Primary and Secondary School Concert Bands

  • 4 Timpani (Majestic)
  • Drum kit
  • Tubular bells (Adams Symphonic Wind Chimes BK3003 1.5”)
  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Marimba
  • Concert bass drum (Majestic 32 X 18 Inch)
  • Concert snare
  • Floor toms
  • Congas (2 – Mano 10/11 Inch )
  • Tam-tam/Gong
  • Wind chimes (Meinl)
  • Bongos (Pearl 06/07 Inch fibreglass)
  • Temple blocks
  • Crash cymbals
  • Trap table

Electrified Instruments/equipment

The following electrified instruments and equipment will also be provided:

  • One electric keyboard (schools are welcome to bring extra keyboards or provide their own)
  • Two amplifiers with at least 4 jack inputs will be on stage

Schools are advised that all guitarists (and any extra keyboards) should bring their own leads.

BIG BANDS
The following will be supplied for the Primary and Secondary School Big Bands

  • Drum Kit
  • 2 congas
  • Vibraphone (on request)
  • Bass amp
  • Guitar amp
  • Electric keyboard (or acoustic piano)
  • 4 solo/vocal microphones

A grand piano is available on request.

Schools are free to bring any other percussion requirements not listed here.

STRING ENSEMBLES AND ORCHESTRAS
The following percussion will be available for BOTH Primary and Secondary School String Ensembles and Orchestras

  • 4 Timpani (Majestic)
  • Concert bass drum (Majestic 32 X 18 Inch)
  • Concert snare
  • Trap table
  • Any other percussion on request

All ensembles are to provide their own leads and sticks/mallets.

Download Percussion List
Download Percussion Stage Plan