Percussion at Longwood
Percussion opportunities at Longwood include:
- Lessons (available to majors, minors, and elective students)
- Longwood University Percussion Ensemble (four concerts each year, plus annual spring tour)
- Opportunities to perform with guest soloists
- Masterclasses/clinics with guest artists
Gabo Tomasini of "Bio Ritmo" giving a clinic on Latin Percussion techniques (March 28th, 2006)
- Longwood University is a comprehensive, accredited 4 year university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in many disciplines including three Bachelor of Arts degrees: Music, Music Performance, and Music Education. Longwood also also offers a music minor (with full opportunity for ensemble participation and applied study), as well as graduate study in music education.
- A variety of music scholarships are available for music majors, renewable annually.
- Performing ensembles include percussion ensemble, wind symphony, two jazz bands, jazz combos, and multiple choirs.
- The 2007 U.S News & World Report recently listed Longwood University as one of "America's Best Colleges." Released on 18 August 2006, the report ranks the school as one of the "Top Public Universities-Master's" in the South at the #11 position
- Interested in visiting? Here are driving directions.
- Meet some of my colleagues at other universities around the state with whom I have been fortunate to work.
Other places I have taught
- Blue Lake
Fine Arts Camp (Twin Lake, Michigan)
Percussion Faculty (2003, 2004)
- McHenry Country Youth Orchestra
(Crystal Lake, Illinois)
Percussion section coach (2002-2003)
Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois)
Graduate Assistant (2002-2004)
- Lake Braddock Marching
Band (Burke, VA)
Drumline/pit coach (1997-2002)