2020 Snare Drum Competition

DUE TO COVID-19 THE SNARE DRUM COMPETITION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. NEW DATE IS TBD

Rules:

Who can Participate?

There are two divisions: High School Students and College Students

How do I register?

Fill out the form below and register for the Cincinnati Percussion Festival. You will only be considered if you have paid and submitted your festival registration.

When is the deadline?

The form below and your festival registration must be submitted by March 15th.

What can I play?

You can play a snare drum solo in any style (rudimental or concert) that best exhibits your technical and musical abilities.

Process:

1. Pick a piece to perform and prepare it for the preliminary round

2. Record your solo and upload it to YouTube

3. Complete the Festival Registration form and payment by March 15th.

4. Complete the Snare Drum Competition form below and include the video of your solo performance by March 15th.

5. You will be notified in the following weeks if you have advanced onto the Final Round.

6. The Final Round will be a live performance judged by a panel at the 4 pm Concert at the Cincinnati Percussion Festival.

7. Winners announced at the end of the Cincinnati Percussion Festival

Prizes:

High School Level:

1st place: $100

2nd place: $50

3rd place: $25

Undergraduate Level:

1st place: $100

2nd place: $50

3rd place: $25