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December, 21, 2023
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM




Francisco Perez

Francisco Perez

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Four Symbiotic Elements for Musical Young Percussionists

Clinic Synopsis:

By teaching young percussionists to become aware of their fundamental roles, sounds, and techniques on their instruments, a revitalized section will emerge from the back row with maximized musicianship and cohesion. Perez will demonstrate a wide array of techniques on accessory instruments and offer directors creative concepts to elevate their percussionists to a higher level of musicianship.

Francisco Perez - Biographical Information

Dr. Francisco Perez (b. 1990) is a percussionist, composer, and educator from Pflugerville, TX. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Percussion at Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, where he oversees all aspects of the percussion studio. As an active performer, he has accepted international engagements in Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Spain, and China, and toured extensively throughout the US. He serves as Principal Timpanist of the Symphony of Southeast Texas and is a founding member of the BlueSHIFT Percussion Quartet. As an active composer, Francisco is privileged to have a wide variety of published works with several ensemble commissions from the University of Kentucky, Texas Christian University, University of Texas at Arlington, as well as solo commissions for a variety of artists throughout the US. His works are published by C. Alan Publications and Tapspace Publications. Francisco received his Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master’s in Percussion Performance from the University of Kentucky under Prof. James Campbell. He received his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University under Dr. Brian West. Francisco proudly endorses Marimba One, Innovative Percussion, Black Swamp Percussion, and the Zildjian Company as an Educational Artist. For more information about Francisco and his compositions/arrangements, please visit: