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Percussion - Magical, Musical, Marches

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  • Percussion parts to marches are generally performed as "all parts are equal" in importance and dynamics. By ranking the parts the director can achieve a much more musical and interesting presentation.
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  • 12/20/2017 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
  • Meeting Room W180
  • Kevin Lepper – Professor Emeritus VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Lepper is an active free-lance percussionist/educator in the Chicago area. A wide range of experiences, including El Paso Symphony, Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, The Chautauqua Ensemble (world music), That Memorial Ragtime Marimba Band, and many commercial recording sessions, allow Mr. Lepper to be classified as a “total percussionist”. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha fraternity and has numerous published works in the marching band medium. Through his company (Advantage Network) he has published a series of educationally-based percussion ensembles and three volumes of Boomwhackers ensembles written specifically for the junior high school and beginning high school performer. Kevin Lepper is a Yamaha Performing Artist.