Percussion Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old percussion quotes, percussion sayings, and percussion proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The thing about playing percussion is that you can create all these emotions that can be sometimes beautiful, sometimes really ugly, or sometimes sweet, sometimes as big as King Kong and so on. And so there can be a real riot out there, or it can be so refined.     

Evelyn Glennie

Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way.     

Evelyn Glennie

Percussion is physical, as most instruments are. The body must function well in order to play the instruments well.     

Evelyn Glennie