Are you making good sounds?

Too often, young percussionists are left out of this learning process; a percussionist’s education--especially in the band room--all too often focuses solely on whether they are playing right notes and rhythms in the right place.  Little attention is paid to the tone being produced on timpani, the quality of the cymbal crash, or the timbre of the triangle.

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Alumni News


Omaha Conservatory of Music percussion alum Paul Matthews has been offered a percussion fellowship at Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC.  

Paul is a freshman at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, where he has a full-tuition scholarship and studies percussion with Jim Babor and Joe Pereira of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Paul was also named an alternate at Aspen Music Festival and National Orchestral Institute.

Congratulations, Paul!