So Percussion has just completed several performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic over the past week. They did the US premiere of man made by Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer David Lang. To listen to the complete performance (including Mahler 5), visit NPR Archive Recording. They also preformed David Lang’s the so-called laws of nature Michael Gordon’s Timber on The Green Umbrella Concert.

This video features So Percussion performing on a NPR Tiny Desk Concert. The performance includes:

Jason Treuting: Life Is [ ]
John Cage: 24 X 24
John Cage: Living Room Music: “To Begin”

If you are not familiar with So Percussion, please go out and check out some of their recordings and videos. One of my favorite videos is Steven Mackey’s It Is Time.

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.
Dave Gerhart

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