tuesday, march 11, 7:30pm
ashland, oregon
guest artist: sou chamber choir

The Music program of the Department of Performing Arts at Southern Oregon University presents the SOU Percussion Ensembles and SOU Chamber Choir in a performance that has been twelve years in the making, titled “Sing Softly and Carry a Big Stick.” The two-hour concert, with an intermission, is scheduled for Tuesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the SOU Music Recital Hall.

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thursday, february 20, 8:50am
central point, oregon

compás presents a program for crater high school music students. featuring works by steve reich, hikaru sawai (arr. colin malloy), and nebojsa jovan zivkovic.

Thursday, February 13, 7:00pm
Medford, Oregon

More Cowbell!

More Cowbell!

southern oregon university percussion ensembles present a program for rogue valley manor concert series. featuring works by lou harrison, bryan jeffs, steve reich, hikaru sawai (arr. colin malloy), emmanuel séjourné, and nebojsa jovan zivkovic.

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Below is a partial list of past performances in an archived format:

Solo Performances
Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra—Performance of Takashi Yoshimatsu’s “Cyberbird Concerto”, Ashland, Medford, Grants Pass, OR, 2013
Northwest Percussion Festival—Director’s Recital, Eastern Washington University, 2012
Shasta Percussion Workshop—Redding, CA, 2011
Carson City Symphony Orchestra—Performance of Ricardo Lorenz’s “Pataruco: Concerto for Venezuelan Maracas and Orchestra”, Carson City, NV, 2010
Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra—Performance of Ricardo Lorenz’s “Pataruco: Concerto for Venezuelan Maracas and Orchestra”, Ashland, Medford, Grants Pass, OR, 2009
Percussive Arts Society Idaho Day of Percussion—Boise State University, 2009
Portland State University, 2008
Faculty Recital, Southern Oregon University, 2006
Faculty/Guest Artist Recital, “The Music of William Kraft”, Ashland, OR, 2004
SOU Faculty Recital, Music Teachers National Association, Oregon State Conference, Ashland, OR, 2003
Faculty Recital, Southern Oregon University, 2003
North-West Electro-Acoustic Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, Portland, OR, 2002
Musik i Väst Festival, Göteborg, Sweden, 2002
Oregon Shakespeare Festival New Theatre Dedication, 2002
Faculty Solo Recital, Southern Oregon University, 2002
California State University, Sacramento Day of Percussion, 2001
Love’s Labors—Oregon Shakespeare Festival Volunteers Celebration, Ashland, OR, 2001
Daedalus—Oregon Shakespeare Festival AIDS Benefit Performance, Ashland, OR, 2001
Music at St. Mark’s Concert Series, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Medford, OR, 2000
“Art is in the Air”, Center for Visual Arts Grand Opening, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2000
St. Cecilia Society Donors Recital, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Medford, OR, 2000
“A Night of Percussion: A Global Perspective”—Faculty Solo Recital, Valley City State University, ND, 2000
VCSU Faculty Recital, Valley City State University, ND, 2000
Future Perfect 8: A Sonic Circuits Phantasmagoria—St. Paul, MN, 1999
DMA Recital—University of California, San Diego, 1999
Music Performance Trust Fund Recitals, San Diego area schools, 1997, 1999
Percussion Soloist with ensemble SONOR, San Diego, 1998
Pro–Música Ensenada Concert Series, Ensenada, Mexico, 1997
Parties for the Parkway—Benefit for the San Joaquin River Parkway, Fresno, CA, 1997
DMA Recital—“Percussion Plugged–In: Music for Percussion and Electronics”, UCSD, 1997
California Institute of the Arts “Percussion Blowout” Concert, 1997
Master’s Recital, UCSD, 1996
Graduate Recital, UCSD, 1995
Marimba Soloist—California State University, Sacramento Symphony Orchestra, 1994
Marimba Soloist—California State University, Fresno, 1994
Percussion Soloist—CSUS Percussion Ensemble, 1993, 1994
Festival of New American Music, CSUS, 1992

Compás—Artistic Director, founding member, 2010-present
Dúo Flamenco—founding member, 2008-present
Caballito Negro—flute/percussion duo, founding member, 2007-present
T2—Electro/Acoustic Duo, founding member, 2002-present
Conundrum—percussion quartet, founding member, 2002-present
Skin & Bones—percussion duo, founding member, 1994–present, selected for the California Arts Council Performing Arts Touring and Presenting Program, 2000–02
Sonoluminescence—Multi-media ensemble, founding member, 2004-2009
Alba Flamenca—flamenco ensemble, founding member, 2006-2008
The Rhythm Method—Percussion Trio, founding member, 2004-06
College Music Society Players—2005-06
SyZyGy—New music ensemble, 2002-05
SOU Civic-University Wind Ensemble—2003, 2005
David Akash/Terry Longshore Ensemble—Classical and folk music of India, 2001-2003
Britt Festival Orchestra, extra percussionist—Jacksonville, OR, 2000, 2003
SOU Faculty Jazz Quintet—2002
Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra, substitute timpanist—Ashland, OR, 2001
San Diego Symphony Orchestra, extra percussionist—Lightbulb Series; Holiday Pops; Summer Pops, 1998–2000
red fish blue fish—percussion ensemble, founding member, 1994–99
SONOR—UCSD Resident Contemporary Music Ensemble, 1995–99
The Punkt Project—jazz and improvised music by Icelandic composer/bassist Ulfar Haraldsson, 1999
San Diego Chamber Orchestra, 1999
New Math Quartet—jazz trio, founding member, 1998–99
Classics for Kids Chamber Orchestra, including concert with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, San Diego, 1998–99
Kartik Seshadri Ensemble—(performing on tanpura) 1997–99, including 1998 tour of India
Ravi Shankar Ensemble—(performing on tanpura) California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 1998
Michael Crawford Orchestra—San Diego, 1997, 1998
San Diego Festival Pops Orchestra, 1997
Cabrillo Music Festival Orchestra—Santa Cruz, CA, 1994–96
North of the Border Marimba Band—Mexican marimba ensemble, founding member, 1995–96
Long Beach Symphony, extra percussionist —Chinary Ung premiere, 1995
La Jolla Symphony—principal percussionist, 1994–95
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, extra percussionist—1993
Lightstream Ensemble—Brazilian tour, 1986
McDonald’s All-American High School Band—Percussion Section Leader, performances in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, 1983-84
Valley Fever Drum & Bugle Corps—1982

Festivals & Concert Series
Northwest Percussion Festival—2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011. 2012, 2013
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Show—2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Percussive Arts Society Idaho Day of Percussion—Boise State University, 2009
Pistol River Concert Association—Pistol River, OR, 2009, 2011
California State University, Sacramento Day of Percussion—2002, 2009
Portland State University Music Committee Series—Portland State University, Portland, OR, 2008
Music & Art at First Presbyterian—First Presbyterian Church, Portland OR, 2008
Oregon Shakespeare Festival—Ashland, OR, 2001, 2007, 2008¬ seasons, (understudy 2012)
Nebraska Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion, Omaha, 2006
Crossing 32nd Street—New Music Concert Series, Phoenix, AZ, 2005
Paradise Valley Community College Concert Series—Phoenix, AZ, 2005
SyZyGy—New Music Concert Series, Ashland, OR, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
SOU Day of Percussion—Host, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
New Music Circle—St. Louis, MO, 2004
Casual Classics Concert Series—Omaha, NE, 2003
Britt Classical Festival—Jacksonville, OR, 2000, 2003
Berkeley EdgeFest/Cal Performances—Berkely, CA, 2003
Pendulum New Music Series—University of Colorado, Boulder, 2002
Chamber Music Live!—Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2002
North-West Electro-Acoustic Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, Portland, OR, 2002
Musik i Väst Festival, Göteborg, Sweden, 2002
Britt Dance Festival—Jacksonville, OR, 2002
California State University, Sacramento Day of Percussion—2001
Suzee Grilley Dances—Ashland, OR, 2000, 2001
SOU Faculty Recital Series—2000-01, 2001-02
It’s About Dance—Medford, OR, 2001
Sonic Circuits VII: Festival of Electronic Music and Art—Presented by the Walker Art Center, Intermedia Arts, American Composers Forum, and Leonardo Electronic Almanac; Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN, 1999
Fiesta Mexicana—Festival of Mexican music and culture, Valley City, ND, 1999
“Spring” Festival of New Music—University of California, San Diego, 1999
“Ringing Thunder”—West Coast Premiere of Tan Dun’s “Heaven, Earth, Mankind—Symphony 1997” on the Imperial Bells of China with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra—San Diego Museum of Art, 1999
Bang on a Can Festival—Marathon and red fish blue fish concert “All the Percussion Music of Iannis Xenakis (almost)”—Henry Street Settlement, New York City, 1999
Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella Series—Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Hindustan Computers Limited Concert Series—New Delhi, India, 1998 (performing on tanpura)
Fresh Sounds—Improvised and New Music Series, Spruce Street Forum, San Diego, 1998, 1999
The Bach Series—San Diego Museum of Art with San Diego New Music, 1998
Celebrate Dance Festival—San Diego, 1998
Zacatecas Cultural Festival—Zacatecas, Mexico, 1998
Cycle of Percussion—National Center of the Arts, Mexico City, 1998
Circus Momentous—Multi-disciplinary art festival, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, 1998
Pro–Música Ensenada Concert Series—Ensenada, Mexico, 1997
National Association of Composers, USA Concert Series—Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1997
boom crash whack wham!—Spruce Street Forum Percussion Concert Series, San Diego, 1997
ARTCORE Concert Series—Casper, WY, 1996
Bang on a Can Marathon—Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1996
Cabrillo Music Festival—Santa Cruz, CA, 1994, 1995, 1996
Emerging Voices Festival—University of California, San Diego, 1995
Festival of New American Music—California State University, Sacramento, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994