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  • ThumbnailThe “2nd Latin-American Marimba Competition and Festival, Ney Rosauro” will take place in Tuxla Gutierrez, Chiapas , Mexico from June 19 to 28. The event will begin with a marimba competition from June 19 to 23 and the festival will follow until the 28th. “Chiapas is the land where the marimba was born, so this is the [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: 2013 Music For All Summer Symposium   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    Check out the 2013 Music For All Summer Symposium, being held June 24-29 at Ball State University!

    Click here to view the offical event flyer!

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Beat 2013 Drumming Event in Sheffield U.K. June 23rd 2013!   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    Beat 2013. An exclusive afternoon of drumming – suitable for all ages and abilities.   When: Sunday 23rd June 2013   Where: Heeley Hall, Birkdale School, Endcliffe Crescent, Sheffield S10 3DH   Time: 2 – 4.30pm doors open @ 1.30pm   Tickets: £10 each **AVAILABLE NOW!** Official tickets only available from here on: tonicannelli.com / drummersalliance.com Booking fees apply Full info here: http://www.tonicannelli.com/drum-drumming-news-events.html [...]

  • ThumbnailWe are thrilled to announce that Third Coast Percussion has been named ensemble-in-residence at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center ! As ensemble-in-residence, Third Coast will perform on the University’s Presenting Series, engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across campus, premiere new works commissioned by Notre Dame, conduct master classes and provide community-building outreach performances for youth in local [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Ed Saindon Masterclass at the Royal Academy of Music   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Ed Saindon gave a masterclass on vibraphone and marimba for the percussion students at the Royal Academy of Music in London on May 9th, 2013. The presentation was sponsored by Vic Firth and Yamaha hosted by Neil Percy, head of the percussion department at the academy and principal percussionist with the London Symphony [...]

  • Thumbnail News has just arrived that eighth blackbird’s latest album, “Meanwhile” on Cedille Records, is nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Small Ensemble Performance. The title track from the album by Stephen Hartke was also nominated for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. The ensemble has won two previous Grammy Awards, for “strange imaginary [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: 2012 PDT PASIC Seminar—Once Again, A Big Success!   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    Thumbnail On November the 4th, Vic Firth Co held its annual PASIC Private Drum Teacher Seminar! The seminar, hosted by world-class clinician and motivation speaker Dom Famularo, drew over 100 percussion teachers from around the world!   “To be able to host this event back in Austin this year was very rewarding for us, here at Vic [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: BOA 2012 GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS   3 years ago · View

    ThumbnailCONGRATULATIONS to the Carmel High School Marching Band from Carmel, IN for winning the BOA 2012 GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP!   Band Directors: Chris Kreke  & Richard Saucedo     Assistant Directors:  Andy Cook & Mike Pote           Percussion Director: Jeff Queen   COGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING BOA GRAND NATIONALS FINALISTS: Avon High School; Avon, IN Tarpon Springs High School; Tarpon Springs, FL Marian Catholic High [...]

  • ThumbnailThe Westwood High School Percussion Ensemble from Austin, Texas, under the direction of Vic Firth Educational Artist Sarah Santa Cruz, has been selected to perform at the 2012 Midwest Clinic.  The Midwest Clinic is an International Band and Orchestra Convention held in Chicago, Illinois every December.  The performance will be December 22, 8:30 a.m. at McCormick [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Join us for the 2012 PDT Seminar at PASIC in Austin, TX!!   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail  Hosted by world-renowned drummer, educator, clinician and motivator DOM FAMULARO LEARN HOW TO:

    *   Develop a more rewarding private teaching career *   Increase your student enrollment *   Develop better music business skills PLUS, meet Vic!  

    The VIC FIRTH PDT Seminar is designed for retail and private teachers and applies to all percussion teachers. Music store owners and managers are encouraged to attend! FREE ADMISSION · FREE [...]

  • ThumbnailCongratulations to Young Jubal Dordrecht with their Junior Class European title last Saturday obtained at the DCE finals. Also congratulations to Jubal with their overall 4th place in the Premeir Class. Also, congratulations to Jubal’s percussion and their clean sweep of both the batterie and front ensemble awards. The percussion had an undefeated year in 2012 where [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: THE COMPANY win DCE Championships   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail THE COMPANY finished in 1st place at the 2012 DCE Championships to retain the European Drum Corps title. As well as the big prize, the corps also won many caption awards: Field Visual, Field Music and Ensemble Music.  The Company finished with a score of 87.35, a big jump from their prelims score of 84.55. Please see below [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: So’s latest album “Where (we) Live”, NOW AVAILABLE!   3 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail On Tuesday, September 25th, So’s latest album “Where (we) Live” was released on Cantaloupe Music!  So’s lucky 13th album is the culmination of 2 years of collaboration with the sensitive and wide-ranging songwriter Grey Mcmurray, well known for his music withitsnotyouitsme and Knights on Earth.  Following right after, on September 28-29, So will perform the world premiere at [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Reading Buccaneers Win 2012 DCA Championship!   3 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailThe Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps recaptured the Drum Corps Associates World Championships in a two-day competition in Annapolis, MD. The Reading Buccaneers Drum & Bugle Corps is back on top after capturing its latest Drum Corps Associates World Championships title with a record-setting performance. The independent, all-ages group swept all scored categories, earning high [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Juliana Drum & Bugle Corps win Dutch Championships   3 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailOn Saturday, September 8th, Juliana Drum & Bugle Corps won the Dutch Drumcorps Championships for the third time in a row. With their show, “Metamorphosis: From Anger to Love”, Juliana took first place with a score of 79.35, also winning the High Field Music, High Effect, High Visual, and High Music captions.  Juliana also took second place [...]

  • ThumbnailCongratulations to Blue Knights Executive Director Mark Arnold, who was announced as the 2012 “George Bonfiglio Chairman’s Award” recipient for his tremendous efforts in the drum and bugle corps activity during the DCI World Championships. The George Bonfiglio Chairman’s Award is presented annually at the DCI World Championships to a person who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership, service [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Michael Beauclerc to Perform for Canada Day   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailMarching percussion artist Michael Beauclerc will be performing a snare drum solo in the opening ceremonies of CBC Television’s Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, ON. The live broadcast starts Sunday July 1st at 12pm.  For more information visit http://www.cbc.ca/canadaday

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: Tom Teasley   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Tom Teasley, described in the Washington Post as “a percussionist in the widest and most exuberant sense of the word,” maintains a unique career as a solo percussionist, composer and collaborator. A 2010 and 2011 Helen Hayes Theater Award recipient for outstanding sound design, Tom tours frequently throughout the world performing and presenting clinics for [...]

  • Education Team wrote a new blog post: VF Artist Gabor Dornyei Pays Tribute to Jack DeJohnette   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Gabor Dornyei VF UK artist pays tribute to his all time favorite jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette while
    using his Signature DeJohnette models for over a decade. Footage from Gabor’s masterclass May 26th 2012,
    London UK can be seen below.

  • Performances by NEXUS, So Percussion, Meehan/Perkins Duo, Mantra Percussion, Akros Percussion Collective, Tigue, and Mobius Quartet  June 18, 2012 Doors at 7pm, Performances from 8pm til late $15 in advance/$20 day of (all ages)  Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street  New York, NY 10012 (212) 505-3474 So Percussion’s Night of Awesome(ness): NEXUS, So Percussion, Meehan/Perkins Duo, Mantra [...]

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