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Tom Freer

Dana School of Music & YSU Percussion Studio present

 

Tom Freer

Snare Drum Masterclass

 

3 March 2010                                    5:30-7:30 P.M.                         Bliss Hall, room 2326

 

Program:

Matt Hayes                        Etude #12, Etudes for Snare Drum, Mitchell Peters

Bob Young                Moby Dick, Rudimental Solos for Accomplished Drummers, John Pratt

Gary White                        Etude #6, Douze Etudes pour Caisse-Claire, Jacques Delecluse

Kevin Rabold                        Excerpts from Scheherazade, Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov

Dan Danch                        Etude #9, Etudes for Snare Drum, Mitchell Peters

 

Tom Freer is a Percussionist and Assistant Principal Timpanist with The Cleveland Orchestra. Prior to his position in Cleveland, Mr. Freer served as principal timpanist with the Alabama Symphony, Principal Timpanist with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and Principal Percussionist and Assistant Timpanist with the Norrkoping Symphony in Norrkoping, Sweden. He is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and a student of Cloyd E. Duff, Richard Weiner, Paul Yancich, Jim Atwood and Mario Gaetano. An active clinician, Mr. Freer has done clinics and masterclasses throughout the United States and Europe including Yale, Peabody Conservatory, and Royal Stockholm Conservatory. Mr. Freer has also been awarded two patents on percussion instrument designs, is the owner of Freer Percussion Products, and is a consultant for Pearl Corporation, Adams Musical Instruments, Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads and Pro Mark Corporation.                       

 

Thanks to Mr. Freer's sponsors Pearl Corporation, Adams Musical Instruments, Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, and ProMark Corporation for their support.

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