130 - SO Percussion
In January 2018 JMU was fortunate to host SO Percussion for a feature concert and masterclass. During their residency on campus, Caleb Pickering, a frequent guest co-host on the podcast, conducted an hour interview with them. Many thanks to Caleb, as well as the guys in SO Percussion.
Watch here. Listen below.
0:00 Intro and hello
1:10 So...Todd Meehan?
2:58 Why so serious?
6:32 "Sometimes Music"
12:30 Performing different styles and genres
19:44 Collaborating with the band, The National
33:12 15 years collaboration
34:21 Little missed joke at PASIC
36:16 Mixed performance art pieces, your large programmatic works
49:21 Advice to young percussionists who would like to create their own performing group?