Today we start a new series in preparation of my upcoming performance of Eric Ewazen’s “Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra”. Do you think the general audience is interested in gaining a peak “behind the music”? After hearing my thoughts about the beginning of the 1st movement what are yours? Leave your comments below the video or in the comments.
Originally posted on DrummChattr.com on January 12, 2012 by Thomas Burritt.
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.