Woodshed Canadian Percussion Ensemble


(2019 Woodshed Canadian Percussion Ensemble)

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MusicFest Canada, “The Nationals” invites you to audition for the Woodshed Canadian Percussion Ensemble, an honour group for percussion majors 14 to 24. The 2023 Woodshed Canadian Percussion Ensemble will form the percussion section for the 2023 DWCWO.  Participation in the WCPE for successful applicants is included in the DWCWO $50 fee.  The ensemble will rehearse from Sunday, May 14th to Friday, May 19th in Niagara Falls, culminating with a feature concert.

The 2023 WCPE will partner with Woodshed Percussion in the preparation and presentation of percussion ensemble and wind band masterworks. All WCPE musicians will receive masterclasses from an esteemed industry professional/university instructor.

Auditions close on January 29, 2023.  

Participation in the WCPE includes eligibility for some of more than $50,000 of industry-sponsored scholarships. 

Percussionists wishing to audition for WCPE/DWCWO should utilize the Audition Procedures (below) described under the DWCWO banner.


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