UNLV PERCUSSION
 
 

The UNLV Percussion Area is comprised of 15-20 percussion students seeking undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral degrees under the direction of Dr. Dean Gronemeier & Dr. Timothy Jones.

Percussion majors participate in private lessons, world percussion classes, various ensembles including Brazilian Ensemble, Marimba Band and Percussion Ensemble. Large department ensembles include Wind Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra,

Jazz Band, NEXTET, Marching Band

and various recording projects.

Awards
Spring 2015
Ryan Harrison - Outstanding Graduate Jury
Paul De La Torre - Outstanding Undergraduate Jury
Luc Brust - Richele Panther Memorial Award 
                   (for most outstanding semester)

Upcoming Events
Fall 2015

August 21 - LARGE ENSEMBLE PERCUSSION AUDITIONS - 2-5pm

August 24 - UNLV classes start

September 17-20 - Steel Band and Marimba Band tour to the Millpond Music Festival in Bishop, CA

Sept. 24-26 - Gary Cook MUS 728/777 classes
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 - Ted Atkatz - AIR
October 1 - UNLV Wind Orchestra featuring Ted Atkatz, Ham Hall 7:30pm (Timpani concerto: Michael Daugherty’s Raise The Roof)
Oct. 4, 3:30pm - Steve Goldeck conducting recital - Perc. Ens. DRH
Oct. 10 - afternoon-evening - Wedding of the year! Marimba Band
Oct. 12 - 5pm-? - UNLV Foundation Dinner - Marimba Band
Oct. 28, 4pm - Percussion Convocation. DRH
Oct. 29-31 - Gary Cook MUS 728/777 classes
Nov. 2, 5:30pm - Sam Friend Junior Recital. DRH 
Nov. 4, 7:30pm - Dennis Garza MM Recital. DRH
Nov. 6, 1pm - Lonny Benoit DMA Lecture Recital, Perc Complex 
Nov. 10-15 - PASIC - San Antonio, Texas
November 17, 7:30 - Percussion Ensemble Concert. DRH
Nov. 22, 6pm - Ricardo Reese MM Recital. DRH
Nov. 24, 7:30pm - Luc Brust DMA Recital
December 3-5 - Gary Cook MUS 728/777 classes
Dec. 11, 7:30pm - Ryan Harrison DMA recital. DRH
Dec. 7-11 - FINALS WEEK

TBA - James Doyle DMA Lecture Recital, Perc Complex

IMPORTANT SPRING DATES:
- UNLV back in session Jan 19
- March 9-21 - MARIMBA BAND Australia, Fringe & UA Residency
Spring Break March 21-27
Wind Orchestra recording April 3-10
BLACK BOX - Perc Ens - April 18-23

January 2-7, 2015: TAPS (Ted Atkatz Percussion Seminar) tedatkatz.com 
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Percussion Studio Fall 2015