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Eastman Theatre Orchestra - ca. 1923

A Short History of the Percussion Section of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – 1922 to 1995 By William L. Cahn This article was originally published in “Percussive Notes” magazine, Vol.30, No. 8, June, 1992.  New opportunities for NEXUS, including a new major work for NEXUS by Toru Takemitsu, “From me flows what you call Time,”… Read more »

Teaching Total Percussion

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(Stressing The Fundamentals : Getting a Good Sound with a Relaxed Technique) Presented by Bill Cahn – member of NEXUS Time: 60 minutes Requirements: bass drum on a cradle, xylophone, glockenspiel, 2 tables, 4 music stands Fundamental Principles for Selection and Setup of Percussion Instruments: 1. Have a variety of instruments to increase musical options;… Read more »