Minute of News
Eugene Novotney (b. 1960) received his Bachelor of Music Degree in Percussion from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and his Master of Music Degree & Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Illinois with emphasis in Percussion, Composition, and Ethnomusicology, and has studied traditional folkloric percussion idioms in South America and Africa. He has been a member of the South Dakota Symphony, the Sioux City Iowa Symphony, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, Sinfonia da Camera, and the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, and has served on the faculty of the University of Illinois and the University of South Dakota. Presently, he is Associate Professor of Music at California State University-Humboldt. His has released recordings on several different labels, and his compositions and arrangements have been performed internationally.
--Intermezzo Weekend Concerts, Saturday, June 24, 2006 (UNF Percussion Quintet)