Alumni & Former Student Accomplishments

Below is a list of students who have won university teaching positions (and one rock and roll recording and touring drummer) in the past ten years. The Fred Fox School of Music percussion studio continues its tradition of being one of the strongest in the country....

Distant Drumming

The Percussion Studio will soon be starting its sixth year of DISTANT DRUMMING. This year’s masterclass presenters will be announced very soon. We wish to thank Vic Firth and Zildjian for their continued support of this outstanding series. The Distant Drumming...

Summer 2013 Studio Accomplishments

During the summer of 2013, UA Percussion Studio members attended a number of outstanding workshops and festivals. Below is a list of their accomplishments: TREVOR BARROERO, Aspen Music Festival DANNY BARSETTI-NERLAND, Chosen Vale Percussion Seminar CHRIS BILLINGS,...

2012-2013 Guest Artists

The 2012-2013 Academic year brought the following guest artists to the UA campus. These artists presented concerts, master classes, and private lessons to our students. TIM ADAMS – Former Timpanist with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Professor at University of Georgia...

Rosewood at the McCormick Marimba Festival

The Rosewood Marimba Band was a featured artist at the McCormick Marimba Festival in January 2013. As a direct result of the Distant Drumming series in the previous Spring, the Rosewood Marimba Band was also invited to give two featured performances at the 17th Annual...

Percussion History and Literature

Percussion History and Literature, a fully-online course developed by Dr. Norman Weinberg, has been offered at Temple University, University of Central Florida, Universiity of North Texas, the University of South Alabama, and the University of Arizona. The course was...