WELCOME TO THE SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE PAGE!
This page will give insight and showcase the talents of our students involved in percussion ensembles. Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School has two percussion ensembles and Terrill Middle School has one.
SCOTCH PLAINS - FANWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: The two percussion ensembles at the high school are The SPF Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Mr. Charlie Jackson and "Rhythmsense" under the direction of Mr. Joe Reo. Both ensembles further the study of all percussion which includes snare drum, bass drum, timpani, cymbals, and all mallet instruments. Each ensemble allows the students to perform a wide variety of music which includes jazz, pop, and Latin. Both ensembles can be seen performing at various district concerts, the annual music department spring evaluation trip, as well as the SPF Day of Percussion.
TERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL: The percussion ensemble at Terrill is open to all 8th grade mallet players and drummers. The ensemble meets once a week and the students perform at the Spring concert and the SPF Day of Percussion. The ensemble is under the direction of Mr. John Gillick.