Lamar University Percussion Festival

Saturday, March 11, 2023

The Lamar University Percussion Studio is thrilled to host the Lamar University Percussion Festival on Saturday, March 11, 2023. This festival will feature a large array of clinics, workshops, and concerts featuring two special guest artists. Geared towards aiding high school and middle school percussionists in the “Golden Triangle of Texas” with a solo competition component, the festival will also feature a final showcase concert, free & open to the public.

When: Saturday, March 11, 2023

  • Closing Showcase Concert at 4:30pm in Rothwell Recital Hall
  • Solo Competition Entry Deadline: March 7, 2023
  • Full schedule coming soon!

Where: All events located in Rothwell Recital Hall & Wiley Rehearsal Room in the James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building (Map & Directions)

What: All things percussion, all day! Clinics, workshops, prizes, contest, & showcase concert. 

Who: You! Featuring guest clinicians Dr. Chad Floyd.

Cost: FREE festival admission for all middle-school, high-school percussionists, and educators.

Solo Competition Fees & Deadlines:

  • Categories: High School Keyboard, High School Snare/Marching Drum, Middle School Keyboard, Middle School Snare/Marching Drum
  • Entry deadline: **March 7, 2023**
  • Prizes for all competition participants
  • $25 per solo
  • Limited slots available
  • Lamar University can provide all large percussion equipment. Schools are responsible for providing all mallets and sticks.
  • Winners may perform on final showcase concert

For additional information or questions, please contact Dr. Francisco Perez at

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