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Essex Youth Percussion School

28 January 2014

The Essex Youth Percussion School (EYPS) offers young people the chance to experience the fun and excitement of many different genres of percussion, and provides a training ground for the Essex Young People’s Orchestra , Essex Youth Symphonic Wind Orchestra , Essex Youth Jazz Orchestras , and Essex Youth Orchestra.

The group meets month on a Sunday, and entry is by application. To apply for a place, please fill out and return the Ensembles Application form , or register for the next Percussion  Workshop.


The EYPS offers young people the opportunity to learn Indian and African drumming, as well as working with the full range of orchestral percussion, tuned and un-tuned.

The group forms the core of the Percussion Workshops , where they perform, and also have a concert at the end of the year. This is open to the public, and allows you to show off what you have learnt. 

For tickets for any of our concerts, please contact the Ensembles Team .