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The @Percussion - Episode 159 - David Robinson

August 16, 2019

159 - David Robinson


Joining us this week is Dr. David Robinson, the new Director of Bands at Tarleton State University, where Ben currently directs the percussion program. David taught public school in Arkansas for four years before beginning his career in higher education. He studied at Arkansas State University, University of Missouri, and the University of North Texas.

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0:00 Intro and hello
2:40 New Band Director at Tarleton University.  DMA to job.  
10:55 100th year of the Tarleton Band?  
12:35 Laurel:  Anatomy of Drumming - Sitting, foot technique.  A bit
 on Casey's recent travels (Northwestern University Percussion
 Seminar, Beta Percussion Seminar, Theodore Milkov summer
30:03 Best way for a composer to get their work preformed by a wind ensemble?
34:00 Ben: Vincent Persichetti: “Symphony No. 6 For Band,“ Op. 69.  Percussion writing in wind ensemble.  
57:15 Good percussion orchestration?
1:03:08 Podcast speed trivia