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BSP Percussion Ensemble Showcase

Snare Drum Solo Competition

Entry Deadline: 05/14/23

Entry Requirements

  • Participant must be a US student: High School or College (undergrad or graduate)

  • Selected pieces must be a snare drum solo without accompaniment.

  • Pieces may include the use of tape electronics.

  • Only one entry per individual is eligible.

  • Only one entry per Division is eligible. (Multi-Percussion or Snare Drum for College participants)

  • Performance date between February 1st and May 14th, 2023.

  • Video needs to reflect a complete (and unedited) performance of the selected piece.

  • Participants must complete and submit an online entry form linked below.


1st and 2nd place winners for High School and College divisions will be announced by 6/02/23.


Prior to submitting the form, upload your performance to YouTube as a public or unlisted video. A link to the entry video needs to be shared on the entry form.

Submit a $30.00 entry fee by check, credit card or PayPal.  Directions outlined in the entry form.

All entry fees must be postmarked by 05/14/23 for eligibility.

The video does not have to be a public or concert performance, simply an unedited video recording of the piece performed by the participant.


An adjudication grading system similar to Rubric Evaluation will be used. Judge's scores will be averaged for a final score. Judges comments will be emailed to all participants after results have been calculated.

2023 Snare Drum Solo Judges


Raynor Carroll


Anthony Di Bartolo

Event Coordinator

Questions can be directed to Daniel Smithiger, Showcase Coordinator, at

Snare Drum Solo Prizes


1st Place: SoundArt Snare Drum

model SA514MDT-CR

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2nd Place: Percussion Bundle

models TD3 / MWB2 New Castanet Machine

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High School

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1st Place: Concert Maple Snare Drum

model CM6514BL

2nd Place: Percussion Bundle

models TDOV / OV-WB2 / NEW OV-CM!

Black Swamp Showcase 2nd place prize High School
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