Percussionist trio to play at JCThe Jamestown College Department of Music is hosting a performance by the Varying Degrees Trio percussion ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the Reiland Fine Arts Center’s DeNault Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The Jamestown College Department of Music is hosting a performance by the Varying Degrees Trio percussion ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Monday in the Reiland Fine Arts Center’s DeNault Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Performers Tom Christianson, Andrew P. Clemenson and Kenyon Williams will perform a variety of works including Thierry De May’s “Musique du Table,” Ann Southam’s “Natural Resources,” and Mark Ford’s “Afta-Stuba.”
Christianson is the percussion instructor at Jamestown College as well as an adjunct professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He performs regularly as a freelance musician throughout the Red River Valley region in a variety of settings ranging from classical to jazz. He has recorded with the Gotham Wind Symphony and can be heard on multiple recordings on the Barking Dog Records label.
Clemenson is a freelance percussionist and a graduate of Concordia College with a degree in instrumental performance (percussion). He performs regularly with the cover band “Carmen the Cactus” and is an active freelance musician and private lesson instructor. He joined the faculty at Concordia College as an adjunct professor in 2012.
Williams has worked throughout the U.S. as a professional performer, educator, arranger, and clinician. A graduate of Abilene Christian University (BMEd), the Hartt School of Music (MM), and the University of Kentucky (DMA), he has performed as a guest soloist and section member for numerous orchestras throughout the country and currently serves as principal percussionist with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony.