PENMOKEN

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Piece Title : Penmoken
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Dificulty Rating :
Level : Junior
Composer / Arranger : Mason, Brian S.
Composer / Arranger Details:
Dr. Brian S. Mason is a highly respected innovator of the contemporary marching percussion ensemble. In high demand as a clinician, designer, and adjudicator, he has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Japan, Canada, Korea, and Mexico. His career in the DCI activity has spanned more than two decades, with his most noted work coming via the Cavaliers, Phantom Regiment, and the Santa Clara Vanguard, claiming numerous awards and honors with these organizations during his tenure.

Currently, Brian is Assistant Professor of Percussion at Morehead State University in Morehead, KY. He is also the director of the award-winning Marching Percussion Ensemble, featured on VicFirth.com in a web-based instructional video series, Marching Percussion 101. At MSU, he has performed with the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, the Faculty Chamber Ensemble, and the Faculty Brass Quintet. Off-campus, he is a contract section player with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, and appears as a guest artist with many high school and university percussion ensembles across the country.

Brian received his D.M.A. and B.M. as a student of James B. Campbell at the University of Kentucky, and his M.M. at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as a student of Dr. Dean Gronemeier. He is a member of the Vic Firth Education Committee, the Percussive Arts Society Health and Wellness Committee, and the Percussive Arts Society Marching Percussion Committee. Brian has published articles in Percussive Notes, has been interviewed in Modern Drummer and Band and Orchestra Magazine, was a contributing editor for Stick It magazine, and co-authored the 2000 Modern Drummer Readers Poll`s "No. 1 Drum Set Method Book," The Commandments of R&B Drumming (Warner Brothers). His original works are published through Row-Loff Productions, Bachovich Music Publications, and Tapspace Publications. Brian proudly endorses Vic Firth sticks and mallets, makers of his signature line of mallets, as well as Zildjian cymbals, Evans drumheads, and Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments.
 
Total Number of Percussionists Required :1 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Snare Drum
Instrument / Discipline : Snare Drum Solo
Instrumentation : Snare Drum
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : N/A
Written for / Commissioned by : No Commissioning Party
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 Performed by Mark Hunter
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Publisher :Tapspace Publications
Publishers Website :www.tapspace.com
Publisher Details :

Tapspace™ is a publishing company specializing in creative percussion music. Formed in 1998 and stationed in Portland, Oregon, USA, Tapspace has a refined niche focusing on educational and appealing concert percussion ensembles, solos, duets, rudimental percussion music, steel band music, and other educational materials.

With a star-studded list of contributing artists, our works have been performed by thousands of percussionists around the world, and are being used daily to help shape and influence the rapidly growing percussive arts. This makes Tapspace a premier source for today`s most creative percussion literature.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2011 /  2011
Duration :3Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :2
Special Needs :N/A
Sheet Music Available From :www.tapspace.comwww.tapspace.com/product.php?productid=169&cat=0&page=1      Check to see if in stock
Programme Notes / Performance Details :

Snare Drum Solo #15 of "The Blue Book" [-------------]A “blue book” is a booklet used by college students to answer test questions or write essays. The Blue Book is designed to provide music suitable for contest, audition, technique development, and just plain drumming fun! In a sense, these solos may serve as a test of your rudimental drumming skills. The Blue Book includes music in a wide variety of rudimental styles in a range of difficulty from the developing student to the extremely advanced performer. This collection contains rudimental snare solos, tenor solos, and bass drum ensemble pieces that will provide musically enriching material while developing technical proficiency.

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