SUU Percussion

Recent news​


December 1, 2015

Junior Tylor Williams gave his Junior Recital, performing Ogre Ballet by Casey Cagnelosi and 4 Basho Haiku by Jorge Vidales.  Another great evening of music!

November 23, 2015

The SUU Percussion Ensemble gave their Fall Percussion Ensemble concert to a full house in Thorley Recital Hall!  Pieces that were performed included Into the Air by Ivan Trevino, Postludes for Bowed Vibraphone by Elliot Cole (played in the dark) and The Dreamers of Dreams by Nathan Daughtrey. Check out out our YouTube page for videos from that concert:

November 11-15, 2015Kevin Bobo

The whole SUU Percussion studio went to Texas for PASIC 2015!  We had a great time and saw so many amazing percussionists and groups perform. Alumnus Darin Hunsinger was also performing with TCU!

November 5, 2015

Lydia Bradshaw gave her senior recital! She played so much great repertoire, including Anvil Chorus and Luminocity.

October 13-14, 2015

SUU hosted percussionist Kevin Bobo for an amazing masterclass and some special private lessons! He worked with us for 2 days and gave a great workshop on marimba and snare drum.

October 8, 2015

The SUU Drulime was featured as part of the Orchesrta of Southern Utah’s "Rhythm of the Drum" concert! The drumline opened the whole show with some cadences and then Dr. Lynn Vartan and Shane Summers played Third Rail for snare drum and electronics!

April 2015Percussion fest

We hosted our annual percussion festival with guest artist Terry Longshore from Southern Oregon University!  It was an amazing weekend of learning about tabla and cajon!

March 2015

SUU Percussion Grads are going places! One of our grads Darin Hunsinger received and accepted a Graduate Assistantship at Texas Christian University!  We are excited to see him perform with them at PASIC in November 2015!

November 2014

The SUU Percussion Studio went to Indianapolis, Indiana for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention!  It was four days on workshops, concerts and all things percussion!  We also got to take some photos with out favorite artists!

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