WSU Indoor is a performing group along the lines of a WGI Drumline (www.wgi.org). The addition of a front ensemble necessitates a reduction in the size of the battery. The battery spots are filled via auditions in mid- to late November or early December whereas the front ensemble spots are open to any who wish to participate. This group performs on the Spring Percussion Ensemble concert and may also travel to various high schools for both exhibition and recruiting purposes. WSU Indoor currently meets from 5:10pm-7:00pm Mondays and Wednesdays. All members must be enrolled in classes or work (30+ hrs/week) for the university.
Snares: Three to five players
Quints/Sixes: Two or three players
Bass Drums: Four or five players
Cymbals: Three or Four players
Front Ensemble: Varies. Includes mallet instruments, concert/auxilliary percussion, synth/keyboard, bass guitar, and possibly timpani
ZZUDrums is a ‘show-style’ drumline (ala “Drumline” the movie) that performs at all WSU Basketball home games. This line is focused on show style drumming: very visual performances based on simple grooves generally based on modern popular music. ZZUDrums is a great place for drummers to learn a different drum than their normal instrument, but still may require some type of audition, depending on the number of interested individuals.ZZUDrums meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Kimbrough 115 from 5:10pm-7:00pm. Members must also commit to 100% attendance for every home basketball game. Each member must also complete the fall season as a member of the WSUDL to be eligible for a spot on ZZUDrums. All members MUST be enrolled in classes or work (30+ hrs/week) for the university.
Spring (ZZUDrums) Instrumentation:
Snares: Three to seven players
Quints/Sixes: Three or four players
Bass Drums: Five to six players
Cymbals: Up to seven players
Front Ensemble: None
Audition information will be emailed via WSU email towards the end of Fall Semester.
Only individuals with previous Drumline experience may audition for ZZUDrums
For additional information and/or to join the prospective member mailing list, please visit https://marchingband.wsu.edu/interestform/