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Updated 6/5/16

YSU Alums have published Concerti available at Honeyrock.com

NEW!

CONCERTO for DOUMBEK and SOUNDSCAPE


- Evan Gottschalk -
Solo showcase for HAND DRUMS, one-player, multiple DOUMBEKS!
Performance Score and CD.
PRICE: $24.95 

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD VERSION(Performance Score and mp3)PRICE: $22.95

VIDEO AND SCORE SAMPLES

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ALSO AVAILABLE:

CONCERTO for DARABUKKA and PERCUSSION QUARTET


- Anthony Di Sanza -Structured in a modified rondo form and requiring extensive improvisation by the SOLOIST, this work combines traditional Middle Eastern percussion instruments with instruments from Eastern Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.PRICE: $32.00

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Ben Toth, Professor of Percussion at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford Connecticut completed one-week residencies at Youngstown State University in Ohio (hosted by Professors Glenn Schaft and Stephen Gage) and the University of Akron in Ohio (hosted by Professors Larry Snider and Galen Karriker). During each of the residencies Toth presented master classes and lessons, and performed Zivkovic’s “Tales from the Center of the Earth.”

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The YSU Jazz Studies and Percussion Departments announce the Robert E. Bulkley, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, established in 2013 to award an outstanding jazz drummer/percussionist. See the “About" tab above for more info. The 2013-14 recipient was Nicholas Sainato, 2014-15 recipient was Hobie Butcher, and the 2015-16 recipient Zachary Connoly. 

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Senior percussion recording major Evan Gottschalk performed the world premiere of his composition Tek for dumbek and computer at the Percussive Arts Society Ohio Day of Percussion Soloist Showcase Concert at Ohio Northern University on 1/23/15. The Youngstown Percussion Collective is recorded the work spring 2015 for our upcoming YPC CD.

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Senior percussion performance major Moriah Placer performed Four Movements for Marimba by Michael Burritt at the Percussive Arts Society Ohio Day of Percussion Soloist Showcase Concert at Ohio Northern University on 1/23/15.

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The YSU Percussion Ensemble performed Kpanlogo (traditional Ghanaian) at the Percussive Arts Society Ohio Day of Percussion PE Showcase Concert at Ohio Northern University on 1/23/15.

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The Youngstown Percussion Collective recorded the new percussion ensemble and drumset concerto Tub Thumper composed by senior jazz studies drumset major Nicholas Sainato spring 2014. It will be included on our upcoming YPC CD. The world premiere was presented at our fall 2013 YSU Percussion Ensemble Concert.

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