Welcome to the Washburn Rural High School Percussion section! Our percussion program aims to teach the percussive arts to all of our students, provide fun and exciting ensembles, challenge every student through detailed instruction while fostering a commitment to excellence. The purpose of program is to expose our students to a vast array of resources to help in the understanding and appreciation of the percussive arts.


Marching Percussion

  • 10+ Years of Superior Percussion Capitol City Marching Festival
  • Top Percussion 2014, 2017 Capital City Marching Festival
  • Top 10 Percussion Kansas Bandmaster Association (KBA Marching Competition) 2014 - present
  • On the DCI/WGI Circuit
  • Anthony Dake
    • Dojo Percussion
    • Shadow Drum & Bugle Corp
    • Blue Knights Drum Corp
  • Nathan Leininger
    • Dojo Percussion
    • Shadow Drum & Bugle Corp


Concert Percussion (Ensemble/Individual)

  • Regular Participant and Regional and State Ensemble Festival (5+ year streak)
  • Regular Participant at Regional and State Solo Ensemble Festival
  • Kansas Day of Percussion featured Ensemble (2)
  • Kansas Debut of "Inuksuit" (2017)
  • Kansas Music Educators In-Service Workshop Performer (2)


The Washburn Rural Percussion Program are proud endorsers of SABIAN Cymbals and TreeHouse Drums.


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