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We are saddened to hear of the passing of our friend Don Mellon.

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Check out the recent update to the Percussion Specialist Database

Visit the Kentucky Percussion Instructor Directory at kydrum.com/links/ky/percussion-instructor/.

New features include photos and website links.  Check your existing listing or add a new listing to the Kentucky Percussion Specialist Directory.

Also new is the Links Directory.  Submit your website to the New Links Directory.

Information on these events coming soon!

2016 Kentucky Day of Percussion – February 27, 2016

Lexington, KY – Michael Burritt, conductor for the 2016 KMEA All-State Percussion Ensemble

2016 West Kentucky Percussion Festival – March 26, 2016

Greenville, KY – Visit wkypf.org for additional information

2016 CU Percussion Ensemble Festival – April 2, 2016

Campbellsville, KY – Guest artist/clinician Dr. Colin Hill

2015 Kentucky Day of Percussion

Hosted by the KY Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society – Saturday, February 28, 2015

The 2015 Kentucky DOP was held February 28 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts

Featured Artists:
Dr. Julie Hill – Associate Professor of Percussion, University Tenn.-Martin;
Caixa Trio (http://www.utm.edu/staff/ jhill/)
Casey Cangelosi – Composer, Educator and Award-winning Percussionist; Instructor of Music, Concord University (http://www.caseycangelosi.com )
Brady Harrison – Percussion Faculty, Xavier University and Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; Principal Timpanist, Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra (http://www. bradyharrisonpercussion.com)
Drum Set Artist – Derico Watson – Performs with Victor Wooten and SMV (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten) (http://dericowatson.com/pages/)

Featured Performances:
KMEA High School All-State Percussion Ensemble
Directed by Dr. Julie Hill

Alyssa Dewey – North Oldham
Tyland Duggins – Boone County
Daniel Gratz – YPAS
Cole Gregory – YPAS
Cam Hart – Rowan County
David Lancaster – Barren County
Chris Mikos – YPAS
Connor Mitchell – John Hardin
Bennett Ray – North Oldham
Katelynn Ward – Muhlenberg County

University Percussion Showcase
Participating universities and directors :

Campbellsville University, Dr. Chad Floyd
Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Jason Koontz
Morehead State University, Dr. Brian S. Mason
University of the Cumberlands, Jim Corcoran
University of Kentucky, James B. Campbell
Western Kentucky University, Dr. Mark Berry

For more information on the 2015 Kentucky Day of Percussion go to kypas.org/dop/dop15/

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