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Schedule

June 28-31, 2012: Performance in "A Rainbow Path" project, National Women's Music Festival, Madison, Wisconsin

June 18-22, 2012: Performance and Presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba", Keiko Abe Academy, SUNY Fredonia

May 20-22, 2012: Presentation, "Listen, Imagine, Play Percussion" 6th Grade Percussion Class method, National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy, Lubbock, TX

March 31, 2012: Performance, Virginia/DC Day of Percussion, South Lakes High School, 11400 S Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 2019

November 10-12, 2011: PASIC'11, Indianapolis, Indiana

August 1-12, 2011: Park View High School, Sterling, Virginia: Drumline Camp (Head Percussion Instructor)

July 11-22, 2011: River Bend Middle School, Sterling, Virginia: Band Camp (Director of Percussion)

May 22-24, 2011: National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy, Texas A&M University, Lubbock, TX

April 29, 2011: Grant Review Panelist for Region IV, Virginia Commission for The Arts,

March 31 - April 7, 2011: Meeting with Keiko Abe in Chiapas - planning for possible publication of "Keiko Abe A Virtuosic Life" in Japan (in Japanese translation)

March 29, 2011: March Mallet Madness - master classes and concert, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia - presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba"

February 7, 2011: 9am School Assembly, Hillsboro Elementary School, Hillsboro, Virginia

January 24-26, 2011: Vibraciones, International Vibraphone and Marimba Festival, Lima Peru. Master classes each day and concert Tuesday January 25. Presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba"

December 31, 2010: Performance, Warrensburg First Night, Presbeyterian Fellowship Hall, 10:00pm to midnight.

November 12, 2010: Presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba" at PASIC 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana

April 2009: One week residency, The Collegiate School, Richmond, Virginia - Dates TBD

May 10, 2008: performance, Leesburg Arts Council

May 5-9, 2008: Residency at Crockett Elementary School, Houston, Texas

April 28, 2008: Mini-residency, SUNY Fredonia, including presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba" and clinic/master class including six mallet techniques and repertoire.

April 26, 2008: Clinic/Performance Central New York PAS Day of Percussion, Syracuse, New York, presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba"

April 25, 2008: Master class at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York

April 5, 2008: VA/DC Day of Percussion, presentation of "Evolution of the Concert Marimba"

April 3, 2008: Pro-Art Concert Series, Wise, Virginia: Mountain Empire Community College, 12:15 pm: The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Chapel of All Faiths, 7:30 pm

March 11, 2008: School Assembly programs (8:45 am and 10:00 am) Frances Hazel Reid Elementary School, Leesburg, VA

December 31, 2007: Performances for Bluemont Concert Series, First Night Leesburg, Leesburg, Virginia

December 18, 2007: mini-residency at Briar Woods High School, Ashburn, Virginia

December 8, 2007: Performance with the American Children of SCORE, Wassail Concert at the Highland Center for the Arts, Warrenton, VA 3:00 pm

December 7, 2007: School Assembly, Highland School, Warrenton, Virginia

April 12, 2007: Concerts at Mountain Empire Community College, 12:15 pm and The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Chapel of All Faiths 7:30 pm ---RESCHEDULED TO 2008---

March 30, 2007: Master class, University of Maryland College Park, percussion studio

March 16, 2007: Master class, University of Maryland College Park, percussion studio

February 1-15, 2007: Research in Japan

January 18, 2007: Performance at Leadership Loudoun "Arts in the Chamber" conference on bringing a world class arts center to Loudoun County. 12:00 pm, Leesburg City Council Chambers, Leesburg,Virginia

June 27 - July 1, 2006: IV Patagonia International Percussion Festival, Rio Negro, Argentina. Marimba performance and multi-media presentation: Keiko Abe: Her Life and the History of the Concert Marimba

March 10, 2006: Master class, School of Music, University of Maryland at College Park

February 13 - March 3, 2006: Research and work with Keiko Abe for her biography (tentative publication date: Fall 2006) Tokyo, Japan

February 10, 2006: Master class, School of Music, University of Maryland at College Park

January 13-14, 2006: Residency Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, Virginia

December 31, 2005: Firstnight Leesburg, Virginia, 6:00 pm to Midnight. Check Firstnight schedule for details

October 28, 2005: Master class, School of Music, University of Maryland at College Park

September 23, 2005: Master class, University of Maryland-College Park, 11am-1pm

September 18, 2005: Marimba Concert, Abingdon, VA. Martha Washington Inn, 3:00 pm

September 19, 2005: Residency at Virginia Highlands Community College, Monday Abingdon, VA

July 25 - 30, 2005: Marimba Performance Class, School of Music, University of Maryland at College Park

April 16, 2005: Clinic/Performance Maryland PAS Day of Percussion

February 7, 2005: Faculty Recital with Orlando Cotto. University of Maryland School of Music, Gildenhorn Recital Hall, 7:30pm FREE.

January 10-14, 2005: Residency Performances for Pro-Art, Wise County Virginia in the Wise County Middle Schools

November 5, 6 2004: Heartwood Marimba Duo (Rebecca Kite and Orlando Cotto) Friday residency at Lucketts Elementary School, Lucketts, Virginia. Saturday free concert at Lucketts Community Center Open House, 10am to 2pm. Located at intersection of Lucketts Road and Hwy. 15, 7 miles north of Leesburg, Virginia

November 4, 2004: Residency at Beverley Manor Middle School, Staunton Virginia

July 26-31, 2004: Marimba Performance Class, School of Music, University of Maryland at College Park.


June 29 - July 3, 2004: Jornadas Internacionales de Percussion Ribarroha Del Turia (Valencia), Spain


March 30, 2004: 7:00 - 8:00 pm Danville Community College - Festival of the Arts Oliver Hall, Temple Building,Danville Community College 1008 S. Main St. Danville, Virginia


February 13, 2004: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Millennium Stage, The Kennedy Center, Concert simulcast via Internet: <a HREF="http://www.kennedycenter.com">Kennedy Center</a>


January 5-9, 2004: Marimba Seminar at Valpariso Chile

January 12-14, 2004:Performances in Contemporary Music Festival, Santiago, Chile


October 27, 2003: Faculty Recital at the University of Maryland School of Music - College Park. Guildenhorn Recital Hall, 7:30 pm


August 28-30, 2003: Performance and masterclasses at the Brazil PAS Chapter Percussion Festival. This three day event includes the first South American Marimba Competition organized by Fernando Hashimoto at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Sao Paulo.


August 20, 2003: Premiere of my commissioned work, Circe (for six mallets) by Evan Hause. This performance will be part of the Contemporary Music Slam night at Medicine Show Theater's Turning World Festival (NYC)


June 3-7, 2004: Performances and master class, Percussion Festival at the Fundacion Cultural for the Arts, Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina


November 13 - 16, 2002: PASIC 2002 in Columbus Indiana. Wednesday: Ionisation with IU Alumni Group, Joanna Beyer with Women's Percussion Project, Friday: Keyboard Committee Panel Discussion - Transcriptions for Keyboard Percussion

November 10, 2002: - 4:00 pm concert at SUNY Fredonia with The Women's Percussion Project 2002

October 21 - 24 2002:Residency and Concert (Oct. 24) with the University Percussion Ensemble, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

October 25, 2002: Master class at University of Maryland

October 4, 2002: Master class at University of Maryland