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Percussion Day 2021 at UMass Amherst
Sunday, October 17, 2021 10:30am - 5:30pm (Includes drinks, snacks & lunch)
Mike Truesdell Guest Artist Concert - 4:30pm
Bezanson Hall, UMass Amherst Registration form =>
An in-person Day of Percussion for the community, high school and college students and their families.
Ayano Kataoka, coordinator (UMass Percussion Professor)
Includes performances by the UMass Percussion Studio & Prof. Kataoka, an African Drum Workshop, and a Masterclass and Concert by guest artist Mike Truesdell
Free and open to all. (See new policy below)
Option to buy $5 raffle tickets for percussion equipment prizes; sponsors include Zildjian/Vic Firth, Yamaha, Pearl/Adams, Marimba One, Black Swamp, Grover Percussion, Beetle Percussion & Third Floor Bazaar.
Schedule: Registration form=>
10:30-11: Registration & welcome with drinks/snacks
11-12: Performance by UMass Percussion Studio
12:15-1:15: Masterclass by Mike Truesdell
1:15-2: Lunch (Pizza will be served in the Bezanson Hall lobby or bring your own)
2-3: African Drumming workshop with Nani Agbeli
3:15-4:15: Performance and Q&A by Prof. Ayano Kataoka
4:30-5:20: Mike Truesdell guest artist concert
5:20-?: Raffle & Connect with percussion faculty & students
Percussion Studio concert (11am) includes Garth Neustadter's Seaborne, Mark Applebaum's Aphasia, Christopher Deane's Mourning Dove Sonnet, and others!