Guest Artist: Jeff Queen, percussion
Monday, January 27, 2014
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall
School of Music
Vic Firth Signature Artist Jeff Queen and members of the Fredonia Percussion Studio perform snare drum and percussion compositions of Jeff Queen.
Queen has marched in the snare lines of the Bluecoats, Velvet Knights, Santa Clara Vanguard, Blue Knights, and the University of North Texas. He was the Drum Corps International Individual and Ensemble Snare Drum Champion in 1994 and 1995 as well as the Percussive Arts Society Individual Snare Drum Champion in 1994 and 1995. Jeff is an original cast member of the Tony and Emmy award winning Broadway Show BLAST!, where he was a solo performer and battery instructor from 1999-2003. Jeff has performed on stages across the country and in Europe, including Broadway and London. In addition, Jeff has appeared on numerous television shows including: The Late Show with David Letterman, The Kennedy Center Honors, and The Making of Blast! on PBS DVD and video. Currently, Jeff lives in Indianapolis where he is the battery instructor for the Avon High School Band. Jeff is a sought after arranger, clinician, adjudicator and performer internationally.
Presented by the Fredonia Percussion Guild and Fredonia Student Association, Yamaha, Vic Firth, Evans, Zildjian, Meinl Percussion and OffWorld Percussion. Free.