Percussion News

Percussion Cabaret!

posted Apr 3, 2014, 11:07 AM by Luis Rivera-Carrero

Join us this Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 PM for the inaugural Percussion Cabaret! concert featuring students of the USA Department of Music performing a vast array of music ranging from jazz, to steel band, to contemporary, and everything in between!  The Cabaret! will also include select student compositions from the USA Percussion Studio.  This concert is FREE TO EVERYONE!  Bring all of your friends, family, and anyone else who wants to see a great show.

For those of you not in the Mobile area, the concert will be streamed online at the USAPE's streaming website at

Guest Clinicians Coming to USA!

posted Jan 15, 2014, 3:30 PM by Luis Rivera-Carrero   [ updated Apr 3, 2014, 11:01 AM ]

The USA Percussion Studio is excited to welcome the following guest artists/clinicians to our campus for the 2014 Spring Semester!
Saturday, February 8 (7:30 PM) - Matt Filosa Percussion/Multimedia concert
Friday, February 14 (3:00 PM) - Brandon Draper Drumset/Looping/World Percussion masterclass
Monday, February 17 - Duo Rodinia (Lisa Kachouee, Jamie Whitmarsh) masterclass (1:30 PM) and clarinet/percussion duo concert (7:30 PM)
Wednesday, February 26 - Nick Stange masterclass (2:30 PM) and solo percussion concert (7:30 PM)

Monday, April 7 (12:30 PM) - Dr. Harnsberger masterclass
April 7-8 (7:30 PM) - Dr. Harnsberger will be the featured soloist performing with the USAPE on their Spring Concerts

Wednesday, April 16 (1:30 PM) - Afro-Cuban masterclass with Luis Benetti
                                  (4:00 PM) - Luis Benetti masterclass with World Music Ensemble
Friday, April 18 (7:30 PM) - Luis Benetti will be the featured soloist performing with the World Music Ensemble on their Spring Concert
All events will be held in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center.  Stay tuned to our Facebook page to receive updates on times and listings of performers!

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