Join us for aPercussion Day at University of Maryland
Saturday October 23, 2010
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
#2540 Band Room
All events are FREE but please RSVP!
10:00 am – All-State Audition Preparation “Help” Session Clinic
Tips, Tricks, and Methods for mastering auditioning
Perform your all-state music for UM Percussion Faculty:
Tony Ames, National Symphony Orchestra
Jauvon Gilliam, National Symphony Orchestra
Dr. Lee Hinkle, UM Percussion Ensemble Director
And special guest Janis Potter!
12:00 pm – a light lunch will be provided
1:30 pm – Q & A with Admissions and Percussion Faculty
2:00 pm – Marimba Masterclass with Guest Artist Janis Potter!
Janis has performed more than 250 recitals and has presented masterclasses at more than 50 major universities as well as five Percussive Arts Society International Conventions. She is best known for her unique and ground-breaking transcriptions and arrangements which have pushed marimba solo literature to a new level. This masterclass will focus on the multiple timbres of marimba as well as unusual playing techniques such as dampening and specialized rolls. Students will also be invited to play solos and participate in group exercises. Janis is sponsored by Dynasty and Innovative Percussion.
Please RSVP if you would like to join us for this exciting day. Indicate whether you would like to play for the all-state prep session and / or the marimba masterclass. All are welcome!
Dr. Lee Hinkle: firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-405-5517
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