Wright State University Percussion Ensemble
Wright State University Percussion Ensemble, Gerald Noble, Director with guest artist Rich Redmond
Wright State University (WSU) Percussion Ensemble is comprised of students at WSU, who upon graduation become active teachers and professional performers. Former ensemble members are performing or have performed with the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, United States Air Force Band of Flight, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and United States Marine Bands as well as are teaching at Olivet College, University of Dayton, Matrix, and Rhythm X. Past performances for the ensemble includes the Ohio PAS Days of Percussion, Ohio Music Educators Conferences, Niu Valley Percussion Festival in Hawaii, and for Tom Hanks at a WSU fundraising gala. The group has also performed in recital with Michael Burritt, Keith Aleo, Bob Becker, and Bill Cahn. Additionally, the WSU Percussion Studio has hosted and performed in masterclass for Bob Van Sice, Kevin Bobo, Gwen Dease, Stuart Saunders Smith, Jim Culley, Tim Feeney, Josh Quillen, Jim Rupp, Kenny Aronoff, Jeff Hamilton, Rich Weiner, David Fishlock, Braham Dembar, and Patti Niemi.
Jerry Noble is Director of Percussion Studies at Wright State University as well as a member of the Dayton Philharmonic, Masterworks Festival Faculty, Cedarville University Faculty, and performs often with his pop/jazz group Moment’s Notice. Noble has performed throughout the United States and China. Previously, he was a member of the United States Air Force Band of Flight performing over 1,500 concerts. He appears regularly with he Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Noble has toured the Caribbean as drummer for Princess Cruise Line as well as performed with Paavo Jarvi, Michael Tilson Thomas, Giancarlo Guerrero, Dr. Maya Angelou, Mike Burritt, and Bob Becker.
Session: IPEC University Winner Showcase Concert
Date & Location
Innovative Percussion Inc., Pearl/Adams, Black Swamp Percussion