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PE - 2/23/11 - Butler Institute


Youngstown State University

Percussion Ensemble

Dr. Glenn Schaft - Director

Ed Davis - Assistant Director

23 February 2011, 12:15 PM

Butler Institute of American Art



New South Africa (1995)                                                                             Bela Fleck (b. 1958), arr. E. Davis

Scratch for four scrapers or guiros (1998)                                                            Eugene Novotney (b. 1960)

I.               Theme

II.             Cage

III.           Dos-Tres

IV.            Mess(age)

V.              Paganini

Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Percussion Orchestra (2000)                                 Russell Peterson (b. 1969)




Gretta Johnson - Soloist

            Greta Johnson earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music and Mathematics in 2009 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, where she was the 2009 Concordia Concert Band Concerto Competition winner.  Greta is currently a student at Youngstown State University where she is pursuing a Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance.  Her primary instructors have included Russell Peterson and James Umble. 



Keith Born - Bethel Park, PA

Joshua Colson - Transfer, PA

Ed Davis - Poland, OH

Jeff Farber - Coralville, IA

Evan Gottschalk - East Palestine, OH

Matthew Hayes - Coshocton, OH

Dylan Kollat - North Jackson, OH

Dustin May - Westerville, OH

Moriah Placer - Warren, OH

Nick Sainato, Boardman, OH

Troy Schaltenbrand - Allison Park, PA

Sarah Sexton- Belz Mineral Ridge, OH

Robert Young  - Austintown, OH

Eric Zalenski  - Bloomingdale, OH

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