Jamie Wind Whitmarsh authored this blog post and I found it really interesting, so I thought I should share it. http://www.jamiewhitmarsh.com/#!To-the-Nonpercussionist-Composer/c87q/55300df20cf266495e293f17
Quey Percussion Duo, consisting of Tim Broscious and Gene Koshinski, visited the University of Alabama at Birmingham yesterday and presented a masterclass and informal recital to the UAB Percussion Studio. Let me promptly admit that I didn’t know that this duo even existed or that they had international acclaim. I will definitely say that this … Continue reading Say Hey to Quey!
I spend loads upon loads of time scouring for new composers/artists/musicians about whom I’ve never heard. After these said scour(s), I’ve found quite a lot of “under-the-radar” talent out there. First, let’s introduce Ivan Trevino. I became a huge fan after hearing Into the Air and Memento. I decided to check Trevino’s site out and found tons of … Continue reading Spotlight on “undiscovered” or “upcoming” talent
Preparing for a recital that is three weeks away is definitely a challenge. Recently (on January 27th), the percussion studio performed a concert. Nearly every student performed. I performed the first half of Smadbeck’s Rhythm Song alongside my instructor. I’d say it was the best performance I’ve had so far. The program order is below. Motion … Continue reading UAB Percussion Studio Recital: A Recap