Dr. Michelle Colton

  Toronto, ON

Dr. Michelle Colton

A versatile percussionist, Dr. Michelle Colton recently released her debut album, Unpredictable Nature. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Master of Music degree from the University of Toronto, where she also taught steel pan and percussion. She earned her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Iowa. Colton has performed in China, Japan, Cuba, and throughout North America. She served as a percussion instructor for the Iowa Ambassadors of Music tours in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe. She earned first place in the University of Toronto DMA Recital Competition and Concerto Competition. She often performs with Oregano Percussion, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with Dame Evelyn Glennie, Michael Burritt, and NEXUS.

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“Typologies of Movement in Western Percussion Performance: A Study of Marimbists’ Gestures”

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Room 204

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