BAILA ALEGRE

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Piece Title : Baila Alegre
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Composer / Arranger : Gerhart, Dave
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Dave Gerhart holds a D.M.A. from the University of Southern California in Percussion Performance with a secondary emphasis in Music Education, Ethnomusicology, and Music Industry & Technology. Dr. Gerhart received a M.M. in Percussion Performance and Instrumental Conducting and a B.M. in Music Education from California State University, Long Beach. He has been featured on CDs with the Robin Cox Ensemble and most recently with Steven Hartke on Sonic Scenery for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. As a freelance musician, Dave has performed under Zubin Mehta, Mehli Mehta, and has performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Michael Kamen, Yefim Bronfman, Ray Holman, and Robert Greenidge. His principle teachers include Dr. Michael Carney, Erik Forrester, Brad Dutz, and Raynor Carroll, principal percussionist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Dave is currently the director of the CSULB University Percussion Ensemble and the CSULB New Music Ensemble. He is also a member of the applied music faculty at CSULB. His compositions and arrangements for percussion ensemble and steel drum orchestra are published by Bachovich Music Publications. Dr. Gerhart is a member of the Island Hoppin’ Steel Drum Band and the IronWorks Percussion Duo.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :6 Percussionist(s)
Categories : World Percussion
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Instrumentation : Steel Drum (Set of)
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Publisher :Bachovich Music Publications
Publishers Website :www.bachovich.com
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Extraordinary percussion literature for the 21st century! Looking for recital pieces, chamber pieces, and concerti? We`re here to serve you the finest in percussion music 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2011 / 
Duration :5Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :Baila Alegre (aka “Happy Dance”) is a steel drum composition that explores two musical styles from the Caribbean: Soca from Trinidad and the Son Cubano from Cuba.
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