Pete Zambito public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Fisk University (TN) Director of Bands and Percussion Professor/Performer Thomas Spann, Jr. stops by to talk about all of his music activities in and around Nashville (02:30), the Creative Soul Music School (17:15), getting the marching band up and running at Fisk after a 20 year absence (29:05), the legacy of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, along with g…
 
Percussion Performer and Educator Paige Durr stops by to talk about playing for Six The Musical on a cruise that shut down due to Covid (01:40), teaching in Texas (13:40), getting ready for Girls March 2021 and that time she went to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with James Madison University’s band (22:15) growing up in Maryland and her experi…
 
Coppell ISD’s Annie Chernow returns to talk about her grad school years at Minnesota-Duluth (03:45), getting to Texas to take Percussion Specialist Positions (14:25), keeping up with self-care, and the high level of burnout that’s has been happening in Texas Percussion (19:15), her experiences as a Woman in the Percussion Field (28:15), and the res…
 
Coppell ISD (TX) Director of Percussion Activities Annie Chernow stops by to talk about leading Coppell’s massive percussion program, JV and Varsity Marching Band, and the challenges of Covid-19 (03:00), Coppell hosting the 2021 Girls March (34:30), growing up in New Jersey, her father’s San Juan Music licensing company, and playing in the pit for …
 
Allen University (SC) Percussion Professor Jovon Milford stops by to talk about his job responsibilities and building a new percussion program (03:00), establishing a percussion identity at Allen and that time the host played a recital at Benedict College (SC) (15:10), getting the job at Allen, his work in high school and elementary programs, and g…
 
Hong Kong-based Percussionist and Educator Matthew Lau stops by to talk about educating his home country on LGBTQ+ rights and concerts there (02:00), being back in Hong Kong as an adult and Covid times there (20:20), growing up in Hong Kong, the school system there, and cultural differences (33:40), his higher education career there and in NY (53:1…
 
Marketing Development Specialist for the Yamaha Corporation Joel Tetzlaff stops by to talk about Yamaha, conferences, pandemic business and video innovations (03:00), his beginnings with Yamaha and discussions of simplicity in design (26:30), growing up in Wisconsin, DCI and MTV, and the manufacturing of materials (51:45), and then we get to the Ra…
 
Following a brief comment on current events, University of Panama Percussion Professor Carlos Camacho stops by talk about his job responsibilities in percussion and administration (03:30), his compositional career and starting the PAS Chapter for Panama (30:00), growing up in Panama City, discussion of the Panama Canal, and his love of Metallica (4…
 
Percussionist and Professor Abby Fisher stops by to talk her percussion and non-percussion teaching activities (04:00), working with Nief-Norf and Commissioning for Voice and Percussion (15:00), The Fisher/Lau Project (34:45), growing up outside Chicago, attending musicals, and her cross-country running career (43:30), her undergrad career at Lawre…
 
Melinda Leoce (Adams State University) returns to talk about her very long undergrad career at the University of Central Florida and her drum corps years (02:00), her master’s at Florida State (20:25), her work towards her doctorate at Indiana University and her Percussion Methods dissertation project (35:15), and finishes with the Random Ass Quest…
 
Adams State University (CO) Percussion Professor Melinda Leoce stops by to talk about moving in a global pandemic, her dissertation on Percussion Methods, and teaching Music Business (03:00), her previous position teaching at Graceland University (IA), her band background, and her need to use her many Pizza Hut points (24:15), and growing up in GA …
 
University of Texas at Austin Percussion Professor Tom Burritt returns to talk about his undergrad years at Ithaca College and developing the concept of articulation on marimba (04:15), studying with his cousin Mike at Akron (OH) and Northwestern (IL), issues of burnout and keeping the artistic fire alive, and music’s connection to athletics (16:00…
 
University of Texas-Austin Percussion Professor Tom Burritt stops by to talk about his work with the Vocal Ensemble Conspirare, social justice, and recent controversies at the school (04:30), selecting and commissioning literature and how that has changed over the years (26:30), getting the Texas job, taking over from George Frock, the challenges o…
 
Recording Percussionist, Freelancer and Podcaster Damon Grant returns to discuss his time UMass-Amherst and teaching at UMass-Dartmouth (01:50), life on the road after graduation (14:45), working in Boston in “General Business” bands and collaborating with Madonna (20:45), and the Random Ass Questions segment, including segments on his experiences …
 
Freelance Percussionist, Producer, Teacher, and Podcaster Damon Grant stops by to talk about recording projects, making a history of percussion focusing on the African and Latin American roots, and private teaching (06:00), hosting the Discussions in Percussion Podcast (36:00), and growing up in CT, encountering a diverse array of music at an early…
 
Drumline Arranger, Composer, Adjudicator, and Marching Mizzou Drumline Instructor Clif Walker stops by to talk about his collage of teaching responsibilities (03:00), his years teaching at Blue Springs High School (MO), leaving full-time teaching, and working for Mizzou (09:30), growing up in the Kansas City area and his beginnings in drum set and …
 
Percussionist, Composer, Arts Manager, Professor, and Podcaster Jamie Whitmarsh stops by to talk about all of his arts responsibilities (03:15), his DMA work at the University of Oklahoma and the Great Plains Percussion Group (29:45), the Abberdazmin podcast (50:30), growing up all over Oklahoma and his beginnings in percussion (01:01:00), his unde…
 
Percussionist, Educator, and Researcher Heather Sloan stops by to talk about her current work in Digital Arts and Ethnographic Storytelling at Indiana University (02:45), being elected to the Percussive Arts Society’s Board of Advisors and her work in helping develop PAS’s Diversity Alliance (24:50), growing up in California and her early experienc…
 
Alissa Castro-Evans returns to talk about Columbus State (GA) and being a voice major for a bit (02:50), the challenges of teaching Elementary Education in rural Georgia prior to her Master’s (15:15), her grad school years at USC with Scott Herring (33:00), and the Random Ass Questions segment, featuring discussions on women in percussion, her love…
 
Benedict College (SC) Adjunct Percussion Instructor and Columbia, SC-based percussion teacher Alissa Castro-Evans stops by to talk about her teaching responsibilities and teaching at an HBCU (02:00), getting her career started in Columbia, SC (25:10), how she came to the PAS Health and Wellness Committee and being an advocate of your own personal h…
 
Current Eastman (NY) DMA Doctoral Student and recent colleague Connor Stevens stops by to talk about teaching at Mizzou, working towards finishing his DMA, Charles Wuorinen, and studying for the doctoral exams (03:40), working in marching programs in GA prior to his doctorate (24:30), growing up in NY and GA, his family connections to percussion, a…
 
Tennessee State University Percussion Professor Derrick Greene stops by to talk about teaching and gigging while also finishing his doctorate at the University of Memphis (02:45), his marching band and drumline duties and his involvement in the PASIC 2020 presentation on HBCU Drumming Styles (21:30), growing up in Chattanooga and the influence of c…
 
Tony Lymon returns! Tony’s Random Ass Question segment sees him discussing problems in music education (03:45), race in percussion and music, “outperforming your blackness”, politics and social media (08:00), great and terrible movies, and NOT having a sports fandom (37:15), and his love of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings (50:40). Finishing with…
 
Petal (MS) based Marching Arts Designer and Educator Tony Lymon stops by to talk about his PASIC 2020 panel on Electronics and the Marching Arts (05:45), his current career activities, getting his first orchestral pit gig, and making some needed life changes (21:30), the teaching challenges during coronavirus (43:00), growing up near Mississippi Va…
 
Part 2 with University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Percussion Professor Julie Strom begins with her time as a doctoral student at UNC with Gray Barrier (02:20), her years in Canada as a percussion freelancer (15:45), and an extended Random Ass Questions segment with her thoughts on “The Case Against Marimba”, Women in Percussion, and her love of ten…
 
University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Percussion Professor Julie Strom stops by to talk about her PASIC 2020 presentation on networking in the percussion community, and challenges of selecting percussion literature (03:00), her job at UNC and the challenges in the pandemic (28:30), growing up in Charlotte, NC, studying with Charlotte Symphony Percu…
 
Interlochen Center for the Arts (MI) Percussion Professor Keith Aleo stops by to talk about his 2020 PASIC Clinic on Complementary Percussion (03:15), Interlochen, finding your musical voice, the coronavirus and teaching at all hours of the day (15:35), growing up in Florida as the classical nerd with parents in the arts (50:30), his undergrad at E…
 
Albany State University (GA) Percussion Professor Jillian Baxter stops by to talk about her recent PASIC 2020 Diversity Panel Appearance (03:20), her job at Albany State and her previous adjunct positions at other HBCUs that put 250,000+ miles on a Chrysler! (16:30), growing up in SC, touring with her grandfather, and moving away from her piano foc…
 
Heather Mansell appears for the first time, while Dave Gerhart and Alice Pan make return appearances to the podcast! Heather and Dave from Yamaha Corporation talk about their PASIC 2020 Presentation on Funding (04:00) and the 2020 year for Yamaha and both of them personally (21:00). Percussionist and Professor Alice Pan talks about her PASIC 2020 M…
 
NCA&T State University Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor Lamon Lawhorn returns to talk about his recent PASIC 2020 Session on HBCU Drumming styles (02:50), his school year and new recording work (23:00), getting on the PAS Executive Board, PASIC interactions and praise for the podcast (43:00), and a Cowboys and Duke Blue Devils upda…
 
For Part 2 of the Annual PASIC Preview show, conversations with Dave Gerhart and Heather Mansell (02:00), Keith Also (20:00), Jillian Baxter (33:30) and Alice Pan (48:00). Links: PASIC 2020 Dave Gerhart, Heather Mansell, and Marcia Neel Keith Aleo Jillian Baxter and the Diversity Alliance Panel Alice Pan…
 
Ksenija Komljenovic returns to talk about her master’s and doctorate degrees, studying under Svet Stoyanov, and her “DMA Spreadsheets” (03:15), her capstone research on female percussionists (30:00), living, teaching, traveling and eating in Hong Kong (46:20), and rolls through the Random Ass Questions, including time spent on Novak Djokovic and Da…
 
Texas A&M – Corpus Christi Percussion Professor and podcast host Ksenija Komljenovic stops by to talk about her percussion responsibilities and the handling of Covid-19 (05:00), her work on The Rite of Spring and other chamber works (23:45), co-hosting @percussion, podcasting, and Malcolm Gladwell (38:30), growing up in Serbia in a war zone and her…
 
Western Michigan University Percussion Professor Marja Kerney returns to talk about her grad years at UMKC and her fondness for Kansas City (04:15), her immediate post grad and teaching in Florida (28:15), and the Random Ass Questions, where Marja talks about, among other things, navigating the percussion world as a woman, gendered honorifics in em…
 
Western Michigan University Music and Percussion Professor Marja Kerney chats about her current job, the coronavirus, pregnancy, and the situation with WMU’s athletic bands (04:00), teaching a course in Protest Music (21:00), Duo 421 and going to clarinet conferences (36:40), growing up in Michigan, her beginnings in percussion, and her musical the…
 
Percussionist Raychel Taylor returns to talk about her undergrad at North Texas (02:45), her master’s days at Northern Illinois (13:00), her post-grad “existential crisis” and her time in Bali (23:00), and discusses “world music” (42:30), Girls March (51:00), and many other topics in the Random Ass Questions, right after which Pete tells you to reg…
 
Percussion educator, performer, and creator of Girls March Raychel Taylor stops by to talk about her current teaching situation (03:30), coronavirus issues and her work with the Arcomusical Berimbau Ensemble (22:45), growing up in California, her piano/organ background, and her drum corps years (42:45), and her time in undergrad at CSU-Sacramento t…
 
Dallas-area Percussion Educator and Publisher Frank Chapple returns to talk about teaching in the time of coronavirus (02:00) and his new Fundraiser, The Hand-2-Hand Project (18:45). Links: Donate to Hand-2-Hand Frank’s first appearance on the podcast The PacketBy Pete's Percussion Podcast
 
Alana Wiesing returns to talk about her years as an undergrad and masters student at Arizona State and Indiana University and her struggles with burnout (01:35), then settles into the Random Ass Question segment to talk about issues in percussion education and performance (29:55), being a Black woman in percussion, blind auditions, and outreach to …
 
Principal Timpani for the Tucson (AZ) Symphony Orchestra Alana Wiesing stops by to talk about the ends of her semester teaching at the University of Arizona and the orchestral season due to Covid-19 (02:15), winning her audition after many close calls (21:15), growing up in Phoenix and her enjoyment of Led Zeppelin and Radiohead (49:00) and her ten…
 
Following a monologue about a personally challenging week, Pete welcomes freelance percussionist Nicole Patrick to the show! We talk about her current goings on and her previous work in NYC (10:45), dealing with the coronavirus in NYC (26:15), growing up in Miami, FL, playing for musicals and her year at Interlochen (46:45), her years at the Univer…
 
Colorado State University Jazz and Drumset Instructor Shilo Stroman stops by to talk about his current jobs (03:20), DCI cancellations and Gig re-openings (11:30), growing up in Colorado, Neil Diamond, Vinnie Colaiuta and golf (23:00), his undergrad path through UNC (Northern Colorado), Ames Community College (CO) and then Colorado State (41:40), t…
 
University of Missouri Drumset Instructor and Philosophy Professor Troy Hall stops by to talk about his myriad teaching responsibilities (04:00), “The End of Jazz” (17:30), growing up in Springfield, MO, bluegrass music, and jazz camps (36:00) going to the University of North Texas for undergrad and his DCI years (52:00), getting Masters degrees in…
 
High Point University (NC) Instructor of Percussion and Founder and C.E.O. of Motivational Arts, Performance, and Sound (M.A.P.S.) Chris Thompson stops by to talk about HPU and M.A.P.S. (02:15), Covid-19 (29:30), growing up all over the East Coast and Bahrain (37:00), High School Band, Race, Student Government, and Golf (48:30), undergrad at NC A&T…
 
A Landmark Episode!! – Pete’s undergraduate mentor and Wake Forest University (NC) Music History Professor David Levy stops by to talk about his position, the music department and its history (04:20), his study of Ludwig van Beethoven, the beginnings of his career, and his book Beethoven: The Ninth Symphony (17:00), conducting Beethoven’s Ninth in …
 
Fernando Meza returns in Part 2 to talk about his years in Carnegie-Mellon (PA) and Baylor (TX) (01:15), his master’s at Michigan and studying with Mike Udow (15:00), heading back to Costa Rica to teach, then one year teaching at Ohio State (25:45), and finishes with the Random Ass Questions (40:30). Finishing with a Rave and Appreciation for the l…
 
University of Minnesota Percussion Professor Fernando Meza stops by to talk about his current gig (03:00), the coronavirus, Minneapolis, and the national protests (27:30), and growing up in Costa Rica, being part of the 1st wave of homegrown classical musicians, and his love of languages (54:30). Finishing with a Rave on Shana Redmond’s 2014 book A…
 
SUNY-Fredonia’s Kay Stonefelt returns to talk her post-undergrad years and breaking barriers winning orchestral jobs (01:20), leaving NYC to teach and study at Indiana University with George Gaber as well as doing her Fulbright in Ghana (25:30), and finishing with the Random Ass Questions (46:00). Finishing with a Rave on Hamilton: The Movie (56:00…
 
SUNY-Fredonia Percussion Professor Kay Stonefelt stops by to talk about her job, Bernard Woma and Cloyd Duff (03:00), the town of Fredonia and the rest of her faculty (39:00) and discusses growing up in NJ and her undergrad at Baldwin-Wallace college (OH) (01:06:30). Finishing with a Rave on Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (01:23:35). Links: Kay Sto…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login