Confessions of a college (percussion) professor – #2

If you have ever taken music lessons in your life you may relate to this blog post. But this one should be of particular interest for my applied lesson students: past, present, or future. Lesson Talks Most of the classes I teach are one-on-one applied lessons. This gives me a chance to address individual issues … Continue reading Confessions of a college (percussion) professor – #2

Confessions of a College (Percussion) Professor – #1

In an attempt to be more active on my website I am starting this blog series of random thoughts I have as a college percussion professor. They will sometimes be funny, sometimes serious but I hope enjoyable to read. So here goes nothing. College perks Before teaching at my current job at Northwestern State University, … Continue reading Confessions of a College (Percussion) Professor – #1

My PASIC Experience

Next week thousands of percussion students, teachers, vendors, and enthusiasts will arrive in Indianapolis for one of the largest, if not greatest, drum and percussion shows on earth, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC). In its 44th year, PASIC is an annual convention that features sessions covering a wide range of music and percussion topics, concerts by … Continue reading My PASIC Experience