- I am now a Yamaha artist. Click HERE to check out their website!
- I am now located in Southern Maryland. If you are interested in taking private lessons, please click the LESSONS tab for more information.
- February 15, 1:00pm - Central Washington University
- February 15, 8:00pm - Eastern Washington University
- February 16, 2:00pm - Oregon State University
- February 17, 5:30pm - University of Oregon
- February 18, 2:00pm - Portland State University
- I've added some new photos of percussion setups. Go HERE to check them out.
- I've uploaded a new video to YouTube of Nicholas Papador's "Summons" for timpani and percussion ensemble. This is a GREAT piece and deserves to be checked out. Go HERE to see it. Keep in mind that the video is split into two parts only to conform to YouTube's time restraints.
- The "International BIG LIST of Timpanists" is rapidly growing, but I can still use YOUR help to continue it's progress. Keep checking back as I am making frequent additions to the list. The "U.S. BIG LIST of Timpanists" will also see changes very soon...
- Check my events page for some upcoming clinics
Check out the release of the first recording of composer Charles Bestor's orchestral works. Recorded by the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra last June in Ithaca, New York.
This CD is now available through Albany Records.
Go see the VIDEO of my world premiere performance of Mendel Lee's "Timpani Forces." This piece is the result of two years of collaboration and a lot of new ideas. Be sure to watch all four movements!
NW CLINIC TOUR
I have booked five stops at Northwest Universities in February where I will present a series of timpani clinics. Come out and say hello!
These events are gratefully supported by Evans Drumheads, Innovative Percussion and Sabian Cymbals.
If you are not taking lessons yet but are interested, find a friend that is currently studying with me. They have a coupon that will earn you both a FREE 30-minute lesson!
I now have a page dedicated to private lessons. Check it out if you are interested in taking lessons and contact me for rates and scheduling. I only have a few slots left so act fast!
"A TRIBUTE TO CHARLES"
This past Saturday a concert was held in Charles' honor at the University of Oregon. Several of his colleagues, friends, former and current students were there to play and listen. What a great weekend! Click HERE for some photos.
Charles Dowd (1948-2010)
Charles was so much to so many.
Search Facebook for the "Thanks Charles Dowd" page to learn more...
I am now a Sabian artist. Click HERE to check out their website!
The United States BIG LIST has been updated and reorganized. Thanks for checking it out and sending me additions!
There are several new things on DPercussionOnline for you:
Click HERE for previous "News" (archives).