World Premiere Performance (Fall 2014)
The WLU Percussion Ensemble commissioned Jamie Wind Whitmarsh to compose a new work for steel pan and percussion ensemble in the fall of 2014. Members of the WLUPE premiered the new piece, Chromatic Aberration on November 13th. Click the link below to listen to a live recording from the concert. Josh Garrett (BM, 14) is performing the steel pan part.
Members of the WLU Percussion Ensemble recording John Cage’s Trio for Percussion. Dr. Matthew Harder (pictured) was the engineer for this project. Dr. Harder is on faculty as the Director of the music technology major and teaches recording and composition classes. WLU is the only university in West Virginia that offers a specialization in music tech. Click below to listen to audio from the session.
Here is a sample recording from a session in the spring of 2015. The piece is The Atmos Clock by Brian Nonzy, performed by members of the WLU Percussion Ensemble.