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The @Percussion - Episode 140 - Andy Harnsberger

August 16, 2019

140 - Andy Harnsberger


Praised by Percussive Notes Journal as "A Master of Musical Nuance," Dr. Andy Harnsberger enjoys a versatile career as a performer, composer, and educator.  He is in demand as a recitalist and clinician, his compositions have been performed at PASIC and around the world, and he is Associate Professor of Music and Percussion Coordinator at Lee University in Cleveland, TN.

Watch here. Listen below.

0:00 Intro and Hello
1:00 Ben and Andy share a teacher - studying with Donald Bick
5:10 Andy's new CD Phoenix
5:55 Recording CDs today? Still a good idea?
11:37 Recording the CD?
17:19 How did you get into composing?
20:34 Puccini's gongs...for sale
38:50 Andy's trips to South America?
41:12 Parker S: What's the most important thing to emphasize in a graduate school audition?
46:42 Megan: Big Ears Festival
51:30 Jack Daniel's Brass Band xylophone soloist?
54:13 Farewell and thanks to Marvin Dahlgren
57:07 Latest projects?