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YPC - 1/23/04

Youngstown Percussion Collective 

23 January 2004

8 p.m.

Kilcawley Center

Chestnut Room

Free Admission



Glenn Schaft, Ron Coulter,

Janet Pemberton, Nathan Douds, Justin Watt,

Patrick Wagner, David Hepler,

Craig Hill, Robert Flamino



YPC is in residence at Youngstown State University




Fantasy On Japanese Woodprints (1965)                        Alan Hovahness, arr. Adam Mamula

David Hepler – xylophone


Ron Coulter, Nathan Douds, Craig Hill


Caritas (1995)                                                                                                Michael Burritt

II. Solemn

I. Mystic

Patrick Wagner – marimba


Canned Heat (2002)                                                                                    Eckhard Kopetzki

David Hepler – multiple percussion


Normandy Beach (1994)                                                                        David Gillingham

Glenn Schaft – conductor




Songs I – IX (1981)                                                                                    Stuart Smith

Ron Coulter – multiple percussion


"Light As A Feather" (1999)                                                                        Ronald Stolk

Janet Pemberton – vibraphone, Justin Watt - marimba


S’Avancer (2004)                                                                                     Nathan Douds

Nathan Douds – percussion, David Lynn – guitar,

Sarah Resnick – keyboard, Dave Morgan – bass, Christina Veneron – voice,

Allan Cordingly – saxophone, Kristen Mather – clarinet


The Whole Toy Laid Down (1988)                                                            Dave Hollinden

Robert Flamino, Justin Watt, Nathan Douds, Craig Hil


YPC is a professional Group In-Residence at Youngstown State University Dana School of Music. Founded in 2003 by Glenn Schaft, Janet Pemberton, Ron Coulter, Nathan Douds, and Craig Hill, the Collective is dedicated to excellence in percussion performance and education presenting Private and Public Concerts, School Presentations, Clinics, Masterclasses, Residencies, Private & Group Instruction, and Consulting Services.

YPC recently performed at the 2003 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Louisville, Kentucky where they collaborated with several Cleveland area percussionists and the Dance Theater Collective of Cleveland in a presentation of the percussion and dance music of composer Lou Harrison. YPC members Ron Coulter, Nathan Douds, and Craig Hill commissioned and presented the world premiere of YSU faculty member Till Meyn’s marimba concerto “Groovelocity” – featuring Ron Coulter, at the 2003 Dana Piano Week Festival. Other performances have included the Butler Institute of American Art, and numerous corporate and private functions.







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