March 2019 Posts

2019 Indiana Percussion Association State Finals Schedule

It’s hard to believe, but it’s IPA State Championships week! Congratulations to every group that earned their way to this special event.

You can find the official schedule for this week’s event here: https://schedules.competitionsuite.com/69af61f0-fe3b-46c8-aa35-1f77ee4dc4eb_standard.htm

If you cannot make it to Ben Davis High School to watch in person, you can watch online at box5tv.com.

Best of luck to all competing groups this weekend!

Todd Sucherman Masterclass – Spots Still Available

Hello, everyone. Now that we’re nearing the end of March, we wanted to let you know that there are still spots available for the Todd Sucherman Masterclass that we’re hosting on April 17th. You can find all of the event details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/348940289043993

If you’re not familiar with Todd or his drumming, you can always check out his YouTube channel to watch him in action. You can find that here: https://www.youtube.com/user/toddsucherman

We are very excited about this event, and we hope to see you on April 17th!

March 2019 News at Chops

How To Make The Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

It’s the middle of the IPA season and with all of the rehearsals and performances that keep you eating on the run, you may want to slow down and treat yourself to something hand-crafted.  Well, this week’s guest blogger, Glen Allman, has got your back.

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Pro Audio Gear at Chops Percussion

For the past twelve and half years, Chops has strived to serve our customers with the best concert and marching percussion gear on the market. Our goal to stock the most common and necessary items and to provide quick-turnaround for instruments and not-stock items has allowed us to create positive relationships with both our manufactures and our customers. Over the last decade, the marching arts have evolved at record pace. One of the leading changes: electronics and pro audio.

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Todd Sucherman Masterclass Coming to Chops Percussion

Chops Percussion is very excited to announce that world-renowned musician Todd Sucherman will be doing a 3 hour masterclass at our store on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019. The event will begin promptly at 6:30 pm and go until 9:30 pm. Each person will get a chance to play the drums and get some performance tips from Todd.

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Cap City Percussion – Pearl & Adams Sale List

Chops Percussion will be selling all of the Pearl/Adams gear used by Cap City Percussion during the 2019 WGI season. This is a HUGE opportunity to save on gear that has only been used for a few months. If you’re looking to upgrade your battery percussion or your front ensemble gear, this is the time to do just that!

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How To Make The Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

It’s the middle of the IPA season and with all of the rehearsals and performances that keep you eating on the run, you may want to slow down and treat yourself to something hand-crafted.  Well, this week’s guest blogger, Glen Allman, has got your back.  Read on…