Resource Class - Percussion (PRCN2006)


This unit provides students with an introduction to and performance experience on a wide range of percussion instruments. The aim of this unit is to: introduce students to performance techniques on orchestral, latin, ethnic and commercial percussion instruments; provide students with historical information about instruments in the percussion family; and enable students to assemble and perform basic maintenance on school percussion instruments.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1.5hr lec/wk


Weekly assignments and class participation (50%), viva voce exam (20%), practical assignment (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


PRCN1000 or PRCN1001 or PRCN2000 or PRCN2001 or PRCN3000 or PRCN3001 or PRCN4000 or PRCN4001

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.