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Percussion Clinic with Dr. Gifford Howarth - 1/29/2009

There will be a percussion clinic with international percussionist Dr. Gifford Howarth on Friday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in room two of the Music Building.

Dr. Gifford Howarth.

Dr. Gifford Howarth is an assistant professor of music at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; he has previously taught at Penn State University, Michigan State University, and Nazareth College. He has presented clinics and workshops throughout Europe, Asia, and North America, including at the Mid-West Clinic in Chicago, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, several MENC State Conferences, PAS Day of Percussion events, and colleges and universities.

Dr. Howarth is a highly sought after music adjudicator for national circuits such as Winter Guard International, Drum Corps International, and Bands of America. He has served as instructor for performing ensembles including The Cadets, Syracuse Brigadiers, and NorthCoast Academy. He has several percussion publications published through Tap Space Publications.

This event is open to all percussionists at no charge. For more information, contact Angel Velez, director of bands, at or 317.955.6176. Or, view his blog.