The schedule for the 2022 DOP is here.
It is also in grid form here.

For more information on rudiments, please visit here.

We are hosting our 2022 Day of Percussion at Okemos High School on Sunday, October 16. We are excited to have our 2022 guest clinician Roger Carter! We have 14 high school drumlines performing along with the MSU Percussion Ensemble, MSU Drumline, and several clinics. Please check the schedule for more information!

2022 Event Information

Tickets will be $10.00 at the door for all adults.

Children under 10 will be admitted free of charge.

All interested people are invited to attend. This event is informal; people can come and go as desired. The Rudimental Day of Percussion will be approximately 11:00 am - 6:30 pm; the schedule will adjust based on the amount of drumlines performing, etc. Some concessions are sold at the school.

Each registered high school drumline perform for around 25 minutes; the clinicians will work with each group towards the end of this allotted time. Registration is $250; this will cover the drumline members and staff.

All audience members / drumlines are invited to work with each section of the MSU Drumline (snares / tenors / bass / cymbals) for a part of the day. Please bring your own instruments / sticks / mallets. No registration required!

We will have a rudiment table. We will have MSU Drumline members with a list of rudiments at this table.  Students can then try to play these rudiments to achieve levels.  The 40 “essential” rudiments are listed here:  

Door prizes are awarded throughout the day!

Registration Form - Drumline

Registration Form - Solo / Ensemble

FAQ about the event

Some of our past guest artists / clinicians: Scott Johnson, Jeff Queen, Bret Kuhn, BYOS (Harvey Thompson and Ralph Nader), Mike McIntosh, Jeff Moore, Jeff Prosperie, Matt Savage, Colin McNutt, Murray Gusseck, Tim Jackson, Ralph Hardimon, Wayne Bovenschen, Tracy Wiggins, and more!