Dr. Thad Anderson presents a faculty percussion recital. This event is free and open to the public, no ticket required.
Thad Anderson, marimba
David Bjella, cello
Natalie Grata, clarinet
Caitlin Pequignot, violin
Mariel by Osvaldo Golijov
Limestone and Felt by Caroline Shaw
A Lullaby Dancing from Four Dances for Marimba by Gordon Stout
Escape by Marc Mellits
Contrapunctus XIX from Der Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Wedge IV from Paranoid Cheese by Marc Mellits
Gingerly, very stable from Six Elegies Dancing by Jennifer Stasack
Facades from Glassworks by Philip Glass
Anderson is a versatile performer and pedagogue with focused interests that include contemporary music, composition, design, electro-acoustic music, conducting, and technology. He specializes in the creation and performance of new music through commissioning and collaborating with composers. Some of these projects have produced new works by Paul Lansky, Marc Mellits, Zack Browning, Steven Snowden, Jonathan Kolm, John Serry, Martin Bresnick, Halim El-Dabh, and Travis Jeffords. Also active as a composer, Anderson wrote and recorded the soundtrack for the award winning documentary film Standard Deviation.