The Concert Percussion Ensemble is made up of all percussionists and pianists who perform some of the finest percussion ensemble literature written. The members of this ensemble have the opportunity to explore numerous percussive instruments and various styles and techniques. The students who make up the Percussion Ensemble are a vital element of the Percussion Ensembles, Marching Band, and Concert Band programs. Students in the Percussion Ensemble study under the direction of dedicated percussion instructors. The Connally music center is privileged to have a variety of traditional and nontraditional percussion and mallet instruments on which the students learn and perform. From marimbas, to timpani, to vibraphones and concert drums that will enable our percussion to become well-rounded musicians. The Connally Percussion Ensembles are under the direction of Assistant Band Director Ms Lauren Gonzalez.
For information about the Percussion Ensembles, contact the Percussion Director Ms Lauren Gonzalez Lauren.Gonzalez@pfisd.net
The Connally Percussion ensemble is a group that explores a broad spectrum of percussion literature including concert , world, Jazz, Funk, ragtime, and beyond. It is made up of percussionists from the Connally Symphonic Wind Orchestra and the Connally Wind Ensemble. This ensemble rehearses mostly during school hours and has a fall and spring concert.