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Student Degree Recital - Andrew Bockman, percussion

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  • Location:
    Eastman School, Kilbourn Hall
  • Date:
    Thursday, November 19, 2020
  • Time:
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Event Description

   To attend the concert please follow this link to the livestream:
Andrew Bockman is an active performer, educator, and composer from Tampa, Florida. He holds degrees from some of the finest music schools in the world, including The Eastman School of Music (Master's degree in Percussion Performance and Literature) where he received the prestigious Performer's Certificate, and Florida State University (Bachelor's degree in Percussion Performance) where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

With a passion for both orchestral and chamber music, Andrew has performed with a variety of ensembles including the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Percussion Ensemble, and Eastman's Musica Nova. Andrew has performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention with the Eastman Percussion Ensemble in 2017, premiering works by John Psathas and Michael Burritt, as Principal Timpanist with the Eastman Wind Ensemble on their 2019 tour to Severance Hall, and as a soloist at the 2016 McCormick Marimba Festival. He can be heard with the National Orchestral Institute on their album of American music set to release in 2019 on NAXOS, and with the acclaimed FSU Percussion Ensemble on their Volume Three: Ten Windows on Garnet House Productions.

Andrew is an alumnus of the Arts Leadership Certificate Program at Eastman, and is dedicated to furthering the relevance of music in today's world. Through the Institute for Music Leadership, he has held administrative positions with the Grammy award-winning Third Coast Percussion and in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra's Development office. Andrew has attended workshops and taken courses on leadership issues in music, teaching artistry, and entrepreneurial thinking, and currently works as a Student Blogger for the Eastman Journal.

Andrew currently resides in Rochester, New York where he is pursuing his Doctorate in Percussion Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music, anticipated May 2022.


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