November 19, 2017

Triplepoint Trio and New Morse Code
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

Jonny, Doug, and Sam join NMC for a program of new works by TPT with NMC!  

December 6, 2017

KUPG
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

A program of great percussion works by Anna Meadors, Bob Becker, Ivan Trevino, Thomas Kotcheff, David Crowell, and more.    

February 2-4, 2018

Prairie Winds

An amazing weekend of collaboration between dedicated high school musicians and KU's faculty.  High school percussionists can expect a great few days of chamber music, large ensemble playing, and lessons.  Plus, percussionists also applying to KU may audition early during the festival.  For more information, and to register, click here.

February 15, 2018

4000 Holes
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

John Luther Adams' piano/percussion/electronics classic 4000 Holes with one of my favotire pianists and wine aficionados Michael Kirkendoll.  

February 20, 2018

NMC Presents Ars Moriendi
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

The world premiere of Matthew Barnson's epic new piece, inspired by graffiti in Bushwick and our mutual love of Baroque dance suites.  

March 3, 2018

Percussion Collective Robert van Sice opening concert
7:30pm, Sprague Hall, Yale University
New Haven, CT

FREE

A big party to celebrate Bob van Sice's 20 years at Yale.  I'm proud to be a part of this superstar-filled new ensemble devoted to great performances of great percussion works, and we'll kick things off with the premiere of Garth Neustadter new sextet and Reich's iconic Sextet.  

March 5, 2018

Driving While Black
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

A new opera by Susan Kander for Roberta Gumbel and a stripped down cello/percussion orchestra, tackling issues of race and identity through the lens of learning to drive while.  

March 10, 2018

Percussion Collective Robert van Sice @KU
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

Our percussion collective hits KU, with our Neustadter/Reich double bill.

March 21, 2018

Ars Moriendi at Tenri
8:00pm, Tenri Cultural Institute
FREE

NMC takes Matthew Barnson's epic new duo to NYC.    

March 22, 2018

Ars Moriendi at Stony Brook
8:00pm, Staller Center Recital Hall, SUNY Stony Brook
FREE

NMC takes Matthew Barnson's epic new piece duo to his place of work.    

March 30, 2018

Blue Valley West Percussion Festival
4-9pm, Blue Valley West High School

Coaching and performing as a soloist and with KUPG as part of Blue Valley West High School's annual percussion festival.  Come out to see high school chamber percussion ensembles from around the region play some great music! 

April 4, 2018

KUPG with KU Composition Department
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

KUPG partners with student composers at KU to present a concert of new percussion quartets and solos, the culmination of a year-long collaboration. 

April 6, 2018

KUPG with plays Robert Honstein
7:30pm, Cider Gallery
810 Pennsylvania Street, Lawrence KS
FREE

KUPG presents percussion works of long-time collaborator Robert Honstein.  I'll play the world premiere of Robert's new piece for marimba with additional junk objects.  Come out for a beer downtown! 

April 18, 2018

KU Wind Ensemble
7:30pm, Lied Center, University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
$6-$8

World premiere of a new concerto for two percussionists and wind ensemble by Aaron Perrine.