Contemporary Percussion Ensemble
The Contemporary Percussion Ensemble performs concerts on the UW Green Bay campus. Its repertory focuses on music by American and European composers with an emphasis on recently composed music and the most significant literature written for this genre. The Ensemble provides a chamber music experience from duets and trios to nonets for students interested in modern percussion music. University-owned equipment is provided. Students enrolled in this ensemble receive Fine Arts credit and must be able to read music; proficiency playing standard percussion instruments is required.
Hand Drumming Ensemble
The Hand Drumming Ensemble was founded in 1986. Instruments are provided by the University and include Afro-Cuban drums, Ewe (African) drums, log drums, surdo, timbales, bongos, marimbas, and many accessory percussion instruments. The Ensemble performs some traditional music and compositions by Dr. Grosso, some of which borrow rhythms from West African, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian musical traditions. The Ensemble performs on the University campus in both formal and informal settings, for private functions, at regional schools, and at arts festivals throughout Wisconsin. Students from any program are invited to enroll in this ensemble for which they receive Fine Arts credit; no prior musical experience is required. Percussion Techniques
Experience in the performance, pedagogy and critical evaluation of percussion instruments, including snare drum, timpani, keyboards, and accessories. Experience arranging for percussionists in school ensembles.
Individual Applied Percussion Lessons
Individual lessons are offered to students who have been accepted to the music program through an audition process and have a major or minor in music.  Students are expected to become proficient on snare drum, timpani, mallet keyboards, and multiple-percussion. Instruments are provided by the University.