NEXUS was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of R. Murray Schafer, the eminent Canadian composer, on August 14. NEXUS was fortunate to have crossed paths with Schafer and his music repeatedly over the years since their first performance together in 1972 at the Metropolitan United Church in Toronto. Particularly memorable were performances by NEXUS… Read more »
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STEVE REICH, a new album from Nexus and Sō Percussion, is released on Bandcamp today (Friday, June 4, 2021) as a Digital Album and Limited Edition Compact Disc.
Requiem is Released
NEXUS with the TorQ Percussion Quartet with Special Guest vocalists Lindsay Kesselman and Cory Knight
Read Garry’s Blog post about a special timpani appearance with the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra
Click HERE to read Garry’s blog entry about playing timpani on a recent program with the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra.
Check out Garry’s blog post about this years Drum Boogie Festival!
Click HERE to read Garry blog post about this years Drum Boogie Festival.
Read Garry’s blog post about the upcoming Drum Boogie Festival in Woodstock, NY
Diane and I were putting up posters in Woodstock last night for the 2017 Drum Boogie Festival and ran into Juma Sultan on the street. Juma played conga drums with Jimi Hendrix at the famous ’69 Woodstock festival and has lived in the area since 1968. A little while later we ran into Joey Alexander,… Read more »
Read Garry’s request to support the Red Cross in response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas
Our entire nation is focused on the severe weather that has hit parts of Texas. All of us at Woodstock Chimes extend our deepest sympathy to those adversely affected by this unprecedented devastation.
NEXUS to play at Drum Boogie Festival – Sept. 7, 2013
Click HERE to download a PDF file of the Flyer for the Drum Boogie Festival, to be held in Woodstock, New York on September 7, 2013.
NEXUS and Eastman Wind Ensemble percussionists and conductor
The stage is set…
The stage is set for the concert tonight. See you there!
Quotes about Repertoire
MALLET QUARTET by Steve Reich co-commissioned by Amadinda, NEXUS, SoPercussion, Synergy Percussion, and Soundstreams Mallet Quartet is about 15 minutes in duration. It was co-commissioned by the Amadinda Quartet in Budapest (on the occasion of its 25th Anniversary, NEXUS in Toronto, So Percussion in New York, Synergy Percussion in Australia, and Soundstreams in Canada. Here… Read more »
NEXUS is a hit at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC – May 2012
Read a review of the concert HERE. Another review can be found HERE.
NEXUS amazes in Austin – with the Austin Symphony Orchestra
Click HERE to read about the April 2011 NEXUS appearance with the Austin Symphony Orchestra.
Review of the NEXUS performance with the Austin Symphony Orchestra – April 2011
Click HERE to read the review of NEXUS’ performance of “From me flows what you call Time” with the Austin Symphony Orchestra.
NEXUS/David Kent article in the Toronto Star – March 12, 2011
Click HERE to read the Toronto Star’s article on David Kent and his long-time association with NEXUS.