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YSU Percussion Events

Fall Semester 2017

9/22/17 - Guest Artist - Tim Church, from Black Swamp Percussion.

       Masterclass and instrument demo-snare drum, tambourine, triangle and castagnets. 11am-12:50pm, Bliss Hall, room 2326.

10/6/17 - Guest Artist Duo, Across The Grain, Dr. Jeffrey Barudin-percussion, Dr. Susan Nelson-bassoon 

                  11am - Performance at Dana Convocation, Bliss Recital Hall

                  12pm - Combined Masterclass - bassoon and percussion studios, Bliss Recital Hall

                               Trevino-Catching Shadows, Nathan Weingart & Tommy Starr-marimba, Bassoon sextet


10/25/17 – Percussion Ensemble Concert, Butler Institute of American Art, Noon Series, 12:15pm. Free Admission


10/25/17 – Tommy Starr, Senior Percussion Recital, Bliss Recital Hall, 7:30pm, Free Admission


11/7/17 – Percussion Ensemble Concert, Spotlight Theater-Bliss Hall, 7:30pm, Free Admission

Nov 8-11 – PASIC, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis. 


11/17/17 – Percussion Seminar, Dave Stryker, guitar guest artist clinic/performance w. Dave Morgan-bass and Glenn Schaft-drums, Bliss Hall 2222, 12-2:30pm.

11/29/17 – YSU Chamber Winds and Wind Ensemble, featuring Glenn Schaft, performing Reactions for Drum Set & Wind Ensemble by David Morgan, 7:30 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium 

11/30/17 - Hobie Butcher, Senior Drum Set Recital, 7:30pm, Bliss Hall 2326 

TBA. Guest Artist Clinic-Dr. Matt Holm, Director of Percussion Studies at Kent State University


Spring Semester 2018

2/2/18 – Glenn Schaft Lecture/Performance for YSU Institute For Learning In Retirement and in conjunction with the Dana School of Music Convocation,YSU Wind Ensemble and Glenn Schaft perform Reactions for Drum Set & Wind Ensemble by David Morgan. 2326 Bliss Hall, 10am-12pm.

Feb 8-10, 2018 (OMEA) Ohio Music Education Association Conference Tour

              Feb. 7 YSU Percussion and Wind Ensemble Tour. 

                             High School performances 11am Brunswick HS, 7pm Dublin Coffman HS.

              Feb. 8 

                        •YSU Percussion Ensemble Performs at OMEA, 12:30pm, Columbus Convention Center, Rm A120-123

                        •Glenn Schaft performs Reactions for Drum Set & Wind Ensemble by David Morgan with YSU Wind Ensemble at OMEA., 5pm, Columbus Convention Center, Union Station Ballroom

2/23/18 – Percussion Ensemble performance at YSU Wind and Percussion Invitational, Stambaugh Auditorium, 7pm

2/26/18 – Percussion Ensemble/Concert Band Concert, Stambaugh Auditorium, 7:30pm 


2/28/18 – Percussion Ensemble Concert, Butler Institute of American Art, Noontime Series, 12:15pm. Free Admission


Percussion Guest Artist Residency - Dr. Andy Harnsberger

           3/14/18 – Live Concert & Video Streaming Recording Session featuring Andy Harnsberger & YSU Percussion Ensemble,          Spotlight Theater, 7:30pm Dr. Harnsberger is Associate Professor andDirector of Percussion Studies at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. He is a performing artist and clinician for Malletech Instruments and Mallets, Remo Drum Heads, Sabian Cymbals, Ltd., and Grover Pro Percussion


4/28/18, 9am-3pm, Marching Percussion Workshop, Guest Artist-Tom Gasparrini, Bliss Hall room 2326. Mr. Gasparrini is currently a battery coordinator/instructor at The Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps of Canton, Ohio and Rhythm X, indoor drumline, of Dayton, OH. He is a performing artist and clinician with Evans Drumheads and Innovative Percussion Mallets and Sticks.

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