Lee’s Harnsberger To Perform Faculty Recital Oct. 21

Friday, October 11, 2019

Marimba soloist Dr. Andrew Harnsberger will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, in Lee University’s Pangle Hall. The program will also welcome guest percussion ensemble Scott Herring, Caitlin Jones and Bailey Seabury.

The performance will include Adam Silverman’s “Dead Reckoning,” Benjamin Finley’s “Saragorda Sound,” and Gareth Farr’s “Traveller.” The recital will also feature Dr. Harnsberger’s original compositions “Unbreakable” and “Vertigo.”

Dr. Harnsberger, an associate professor of percussion at Lee University, is a composer, educator, performing artist, and clinician. He has performed in musical venues across Australia, Europe, Japan, North America, and South America and has been a featured artist at the Patagonia Percussion Festival in Argentina, Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival in Germany, and the Tamborimba Percussion Festival in Columbia.

Dr. Harnsberger has performed with Alabama, Atlanta, Charleston, Nashville, and Rochester symphony orchestras, among others. He has also been a soloist at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, and the Spoleto Festival USA.

Mr. Herring is a professor of percussion at the University of South Carolina, where he directs the Percussion Ensemble and the Palmetto Pans Steel Band. He has performed as a soloist and as part of the duo “Rosewind” in China, France, Scotland, and Spain. He frequently appears as a guest artist with university percussion ensembles across the United States.

Ms. Jones, an alumna of Lee’s School of Music, performs with the Aiken Symphony Orchestra, Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra, and South Carolina Philharmonic. Previously, she was a member of the Boston Crusaders Front Ensemble. She is currently a member of the Percussive Arts Society Health and Wellness Committee. Ms. Jones has been named a front ensemble staff member for the Sacramento Mandarins 2020 season.

Mr. Seabury currently serves as the adjunct instructor of percussion and drumline instructor at the University of South Carolina. He has performed with the International Contemporary Ensemble, NEXUS Percussion members, the South Carolina Philharmonic, and Troy University Percussion Ensemble.

This is a free, non-ticketed event, open to the public.

For more information, contact the School of Music at music@leeuniversity.edu.


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