Interview with Susan Conkling

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Interview with Bill Cahn of NEXUS – September 28, 1999 by Susan W. Conkling, Associate Professor of Music Education Eastman School of Music Conkling: Describe your musical career: Cahn: It’s important to know that I grew up in Philadelphia, which, at the time (1960s) had one of the most comprehensive public school music programs in… Read more »

NEXUS Leaps Through Cultural Boundaries on the Rochester Philharmonic Pops Series

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NEXUS performs an ‘African Celebration’ with master drummer, Abraham Adzenyah NEXUS, the Toronto-based percussion group, continues to present innovative programs with symphony orchestras in its 1998/99 season. The New York Times (Sunday, May 3, 1998) referred to NEXUS as ‘the high priests of the percussion world’ because the group’s inimitable presentations of music for percussion… Read more »

NEXUS inducted into Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame

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a Professional Association of Percussionists from all over the World has inducted NEXUS into its Hall of Fame 1999/2000 Season NEXUS, the Toronto-based percussion group now in its 29th season of solo and symphony appearances, has been selected by professional and student percussionists from around the world to be honored by being inducted into the… Read more »

Bill Cahn Artist-in-Residence in Japan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Percussionist Bill Cahn Artist-in-Residence at Showa University of Music in Kanagawa, Japan December 5 to 17, 1998 Showa University in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture, has announced that Bill Cahn will be featured in the University’s Artist-in-Residence program. Mr. Cahn’s residency will consist of: workshops on subjects related to percussion performance and history masterclasses… Read more »

NEXUS MEETS PETER SADLO – Vol 1 – Koch 3-1557-2

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Koch International Classics – 3-1557-2 Marubatoo (13:29) John Wyre Fra Fra (5:31) NEXUS Mbira (5:49) NEXUS Remembrance (10:33) Robin Engelman 5-10 – Solo works for percussion performed by Peter Sadlo

TOCCATA – Nexus Records 10410

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a live recording celebrating NEXUS’ 25th Anniversary season 1. Kichari (14:56) NEXUS Recorded in Studio 10, DeutschlandRadio, Berlin, Germany on October 6, 1995. Recorded live for radio broadcast with a studio audience. Recording Engineer: Hans Martin

About Playing The Xylophone (lecture delivered at PASIC 1995)

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I have to say, it’s becoming more and more difficult for me to think of things to say about playing the xylophone these days. Even though it’s an instrument that I still play fairly regularly on NEXUS concerts, it’s not something that I spend much time with outside of that context. It’s interesting to me… Read more »

VOICES – Nexus Records 10317

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Nexus Records 10317 Music For Percussion and Symphony Orchestra NEXUS with The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Peter Bay, conducting Connexus by John Wyre (20:30)

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