ABOUT THE ARTIST:
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Dr. Brian Mueller is currently Lecturer of Percussion at Middle Tennessee State University. He holds a Doctor of Music degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (2016). His prior academic background includes a Bachelor of Music degree from Wichita State University (2007) and a Master of Music degree from The University of North Texas (2009). Brian has worked as a freelance drummer, percussionist, and instructor for many years, and is also a published arranger and composer, with pieces published through C. Alan Publications as well as Tapspace Publications. Brian has performed regularly with the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and is also an active clinician, presenting workshops and performances nationally and internationally. He proudly endorses Innovative Percussion and Pearl/Adams Concert Percussion.
ABOUT THE CLINIC / PERFORMANCE: Arranging for the Solo Marimbist: An Improvisational Approach
The heart of the presentation is a discussion of an approach to arranging, using Danny Boy as the example.