Founded in 2013, Cadets Winter Percussion is the World-Class indoor percussion ensemble sponsored by The Cadets Drum Corps. The ensemble is made up of young men and women ages 16 to 22.
CWP is founded upon The Cadets' well-established tradition of excellence in percussion performance and instruction and has already strongly upheld that tradition in the indoor percussion arena. In the inaugural season, the ensemble achieved a record high score in WGI Independent Open Class, winning the 2014 World Championship. In 2015, Cadets Winter Percussion moved to Independent World Class, the most competitve class in the activity, and placed sixth overall - an incredible feat for a two-year-old ensemble.
Cadets Winter Percussion is based in Allentown, Pa., and auditions for the 2016 season were held on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at South Mountain Middle School in Allentown. All percussion students under 22 interested in joining the ensemble in the future at encouraged to e-mail Recruiting Manager John Molloy at