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WSU Impulse Percussion Group

Event Date:Monday, November 25, 2013
Event Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Duerksen Fine Arts Center, Miller Concert Hall (Located in the )

WSU's School of Music Impulse Percussion Group presents Feeling the Vibe! a Rendezvous with Doug Walter, Jazz vibraphonist and composer.

Professor of Percussion Douglas Wm. Walter is the only marimba and vibraphone artist to have won first prize in the Concert Artists Guild Competition in New York City. He has performed more than 300 solo recitals and concerts throughout 40 states, Canada, Brazil and eight countries in Europe, in addition to international conventions of the Percussive Arts Society, International Association of Jazz Educators and MENC. An accomplished orchestral musician, Dr. Walter has performed with the Dallas, Fort Worth, Oregon and Santa Fe Operas, Colorado Ballet and Philadelphia Orchestras.

He is Principal with the Boulder Philharmonic, Colorado Music Festival and Sunriver Music Festival Orchestras. He has toured for 20 years with the Westminster Brass. As a jazz musician he has recorded (on drum set and vibes) with Michael Pagan, the UNT 1:00 Lab Band, the Modest Jazz Trio, the Lawless Jazz ensemble, The CU Jazz Asylum Faculty Quintet, the DAD Trio and the Doug Walter Vibraphone Trio. Dr. Walter holds a dual BM degree from North Texas State U., summa cum laude, two master's degrees in orchestral conducting and percussion from the University of Michigan and a DMA degree from Temple University, where he studied with Alan Abel and David Samuels. Dr. Walter's compositions are published by Dutch Music Partners, Matrix Publishing and Alfred. He endorses Encore Mallets, Sabian Cymbals and Yamaha Mallet Instruments.

Tickets for this event are $7 with discounts available and go on sale Nov. 4. Purchase your tickets now at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?2540.
Doors open a half hour before show time. The Box Office is open one hour before show. Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.

For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at 316-978-3233.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music

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