Hannah and I were honored to be a part of Martin Bresnick's 70th birthday celebration at National Sawdust last month. He was and is one of the most influential mentors in my life, and it was a joy to hear more of his eloquent remarks. Songs of the Mouse People is based on Kafka's last short story, about a community of mice and their diva Josephine. Mouse People has been a NMC staple since our first "want to play something together?" emails, and I'm proud to keep playing softer, softer, softer.
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Playing Lachenmann's epic Interieur at PASIC (that's the Percussive Arts Society International Convention) this November. I'm getting my cymbal-cowbell-temple block-tom tom arpeggios in order.
It's the beginning of another fantastic school year! This will be a fantastic year for KUPG and all Kansas Percussion. Look, we organized our almglocken and everything:
Stay tuned for more news about what's happening at KU!
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So so so excited to be back up at Avaloch Farm Music Institute for a summer of incredible chamber music, composer/performer collaborations, and FOOD. I'm celebrating by helping out in the kitchen. Stay tuned for videos, photos, and humble bragging emanating from Boscawen, NH, and follow us on our shiny new instagram page!