We are excited to share with you a brand new website, www.DRUMMINGat50.com, that NEXUS has created in partnership with Sō Percussion, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Steve Reich’s monumental work “Drumming”. Russell Hartenberger, Ray Dillard, and Alex Kessaris have been working for months to bring this to its fruition. A full performance of the piece,… Read more »
Eight Etudes for Snare Drum
This month – October, 2020 – Keyboard Percussion Publications released a new edition of my Eight Etudes for Snare Drum. The etudes included in the collection were composed during 2005 and 2006, and formed the seventh and final part of Rudimental Arithmetic – A Drummer’s Study of Pattern and Rhythm, published by KPP in 2008…. Read more »
Help us Kickstart DRUMMING’s 50th anniversary!
Epic. Exhilarating. Revolutionary. Iconic. Words that describe Steve Reich’s monumental DRUMMING. Russell Hartenberger had a thought. And now that thought has evolved into an exciting project, backed 100% by Steve Reich: We have joined with the wonderful Sō Percussion to create a videography of DRUMMING in celebration of the piece’s 50th Anniversary!
Russell Hartenberger receives the 2017 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts!
EXCITING NEWS! NEXUS founding member Russell Hartenberger has received the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts from the World Cultural Council!! We have always known that Russell is an extraordinary musician, colleague and friend, but these wonderful words express beautifully just HOW extraordinary! “Russell Hartenberger is considered a musical visionary and one of the… Read more »
NEXUS premiering new suites by Russell Hartenberger
Russell Hartenberger has been hard at work on some wonderful new works that will be premiered by NEXUS on June 13 at the Open Ears Festival in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.
NEXUS at Open Ears Festival in June
We are excited to share the news with you that NEXUS will be a part of the Open Ears Festival in June. This innovative art-and-sound festival in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, only happens every two years.
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.
Read about NEXUS appearance with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – May 9 & 11, 2013
Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ performance of Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on May 9 & 11, 2013.
Press Release – NEXUS at MusicFest Canada – May 2013
Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ appearance at MusicFest Canada on May 16 and 17, 2013.
Read two great Reviews of NEXUS with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Here HERE to read a review from the City Newspaper of NEXUS’ performance of Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” on May 8th, 2013 with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. You can also check out the review in the Democrat and Chronicle HERE.
NEXUS to appear with the Rochester Philharmonic
Click HERE to read about NEXUS’ upcoming performance of Toru Takemitsu’s “From me flows what you call Time” with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
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 at Percussion Rochester Festival – 2012
NEXUS in NEW YORK CITY June 18th !!
NEXUS will be performing at (le) Poisson Rouge in NYC on June 18th, 158 Bleecker Street between Thompson and Sullivan. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7 pm, the music begins at 8 pm.
In three weeks, NEXUS is heading to L. A., and the “logistics” emails are flying: instruments, flights, program notes, and a zillion other things are being put into place. The group is performing on March 2nd at California Lutheran University in the city of Thousand Oaks (just northwest of Los Angeles),