Nate Simith + KINFOLK

Nate Simith + KINFOLK

WEDNESDAY OPENING NIGHT CONCERT ABOUT THE ARTIST: For nearly two decades, Nate Smith has been a key piece in reinvigorating the international music scene with his visceral, instinctive, and deep-rooted style of drumming. He holds a diverse and ample résumé — which...
Matt Starr

Matt Starr

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Matt Starr is a drummer, speaker and career coach who has recorded and toured with members of KISS, Guns n Roses, Mr Big, Bon Jovi and others. However, Matt’s success did not come until later in life. Approaching 40, Matt realized that although he...
Bruce Radek

Bruce Radek

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Bruce Radek, Esquire practice in Entertainment and Film Law University of Texas at Austin, 1978, B.M, 1980, M.M in percussion performance L.S.U., M.M., Music composition, D.M.A., (abd) percussion performance, 1983 Nashville School of Law, J.D., 1995,...
The Vienna Jammers

The Vienna Jammers

ABOUT THE ARTIST: The Vienna Jammers is a Percussion Ensemble with more than 120 children ranging in age from 8-18 years old and making up 5 Marimba Ensembles and 2 Steel Drum Bands. Our mission is: To educate youth through unique percussion programs; provide a...
Jauvon Gilliam

Jauvon Gilliam

ABOUT THE COMMITTEE: The University Pedagogy Committee promotes and enhances the exploration, improvement, elevation, and facilitation of the craft of percussion at every level of college teaching. ABOUT THE PANEL: Teaching Entrepreneurship to College Percussion...