It’s been a busy month in Lake Wobegon – I mean Woodstock. Our group NEXUS performed several times and recorded three pieces of Steve Reich’s music with the members of So Percussion and other amazing musicians. One of the sessions was a four-camera video recording at Princeton University of Reich’s Drumming, which is over an… Read more »
Personal Photos and Press
The Hakodate (Japan) Newspaper, September 23, 2010 (download PDF) Translation (by Yurika Kimura): The world-renowned percussionist Bob Becker was featured as a guest artist in a concert presented by the Hakodate Percussion Festival on the evening of September 22 at the Hakodate Performing Arts Center. His performance enveloped the audience in an atmosphere of charming… Read more »
Naples (Florida) Daily News, March 31, 2005 (download PDF) This was a unique review for me – my tailor received a better write-up than I did!
Reviews of Music On The Moon (download PDF) Reviews of my orchestra piece, Music On The Moon, from Toronto, ON (Esprit Orchestra) and Norfolk, VA (Virginia Symphony).
The Virginian-Pilot, May 4, 1997 (download PDF) This is a review of a concert by one of the earliest incarnations of The Bob Becker Ensemble, a group organized to perform my chamber percussion repertoire. At this time the group consisted of pianist Nikki Stoia, marimbist Christopher Norton and soprano Barbara Hannigan. Those three performers stayed… Read more »
September Issue of the International Musician Journal
Here is the story from September 2009’s issue of the American Federation of Musicians publication which has an article about me on page 26.