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The @Percussion - Episode 158 - Robert Chapman

August 16, 2019

158 - Robert Chapman

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Our next guest is Robert Chapman, recent first prize winner of the 2018 Great Plains International Marimba Competition! Robert is an active educator in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and has studied with Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Ed Smith, She-e Wu, and Tom Burritt, among others. He also takes an interest in world music, having pursued studies in steel pan and tabla.

Watch here. Listen below.
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0:00 Intro and hello
3:25 Great Plains Marimba Competition.  Preparation, and experience at the competition.
9:09 Copyrightist at Lonestar?
13:30 Casey: what's the sound? Anechoic Chamber
19:50 Balancing your teaching and performing? Burnout
31:10 World music influence on your marimba playing?
44:25 Megan: NPR's Hidden Brain - The Edge Effect.  Study shows correlation between creativity and cultural diversity.
1:01:48 Podcast Speed Trivia