This video features the live performance from PASIC 2012 (November 3, 2012). The session was called “Steel Band Literature: Standards, New Directions, Styles and Sources” and was directed Tony McCutchen (Jacksonville State University), Dave Gerhart (CSU, Long Beach) and C. J. Menge (Inside Out Steel Band). The performance featured over 60 faculty members from the US performing new literature for steel band.

If you are a percussionist, you should be a member of Percussive Arts Society and attend the yearly convention Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). Thanks to Joshua Simonds, Executive Director of PAS, for allowing this video to be posted.

Program
Trini Yellowtail – Adam Mason
Very Much (A Lot) – Joshua Garrett
Spin Cycle – Brad Shores
PanSon – Dave Gerhart
Pavane for the Sleeping Beauty – Maurice Ravel (Trans. by James Leyden)
Minute Waltz – Frédéric Chopin (Arr. by Gary Gibson)
Pyxis – C.J. Menge
Under the Mango Tree – Tony McCutchen
Number 2 – Dave Longfellow
Denmark – Gideon Freudmann (Trans. by Kenyon Williams)
Down With It – Matt Ehlers
Festival of Voices (Utsav-Ki Awaz) – Jit Samaroo
Pan Army – Len “Boogsie” Sharpe (Trans. by Eugene Novotney)

Performers

Tenors
Steve Barnhart
Mat Britain
Gene Fambrough
Jimmy Finnie
Dave Gerhart
Jason Kontz
Allen Teel
Alan Black
Mark Berry
Eugene Novotney
Greg Haynes
Derek Logozzo
Tony McCutchen
Kenyon Williams
Sean Womack

Double Tenors
Robert Bonora
Julia Gaines
Mike Kingan
Dave Longfellow
CJ Menge
Mike Vercelli

Double Seconds
Ricky Burkhead
James Campbell
Darren Duerden
Matt Ehlers
Jeff Grant
Scott Harris
Thom Hasenpflug
Rick Kurasz
Michael Mimza
Skip Thompson
Brian West
John Wooton

Guitar/Cello
Ron Brough
Jeremy Craycraft
Stan Dahl
James Doyle
Elizabeth DeLamater
Julie Hill
Sara Waters

Quads
Emily Lemmerman

Tenor Bass
Ken Broadway
Kristin Lyman

Six Bass
Greg Byrne
Adam Mason
Michael Overman
Tim Peterman
David Saad
Jesse Willis

Drum Set/Engine Room
Troy Breaux
Ricardo Flores
Darren Dyke
Genero Gonzalez
Chris Hanning
Todd London
Brad Palmer
Mike Sammons
Derek Stoltenberg
Jon Wacker

Dave Gerhart

Dave Gerhart

Dr. Dave Gerhart, Product Manager, Percussion for Yamaha Corporation of America and Lecturer of Percussion at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU, Long Beach, is a nationally recognized performer, composer, and educator. Dr. Gerhart, originally from Fairfield, California, holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California, M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach.
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