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Guest Master Class: Yousif Sheronick, percussion and chamber musician

  1. Friday March 22 5:00pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Hankinson Rehearsal Hall

Hailed by the New York Times for his “dazzling improvisations” and his “wizardry on a range of humble frame drums” Yousif Sheronick enjoys an active career as percussionist, composer, producer and educator.  Having studied classical percussion through a Masters degree at Yale, Sheronick went on to study music from Brazil, India, Africa and the Middle East which he seamlessly incorporates into his playing. His unique skills in both World and Classical music have led him to perform with a diverse range of ensembles and musicians including Philip Glass, Yo-Yo Ma, Laurie Anderson, Ethos Percussion Group, Lark Quartet, Silk Road Ensemble, Branford Marsalis, Sonny Fortune, Cindy Blackman Santana, Glen Velez and Paul Winter. His many musical influences are highlighted in duoJalal, his venture with violist and wife Kathryn Lockwood. A feature article in Drum! Magazine highlighted Sheronick’s versatility in an article titled “At The Corner Of The World”.

Free - no tickets required