Jeffrey Vick Side Trip1

















Presenter: Jeffrey H. Vick

Date: Monday, April 25

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn: 5 East Baxter Lane.

A brief overview of percussion instruments and their use in orchestral literature, opera, western and world music from ancient times through the early 21st century. In addition to historical data, illustrations and audio examples, participants will have hands on time with numerous percussion instruments.

Jeffrey Vick Side Trip BIOPresenter Bio: Jeffrey H. Vick teaches instrumental and general music classes at area schools and is an adjunct instructor at MSU. In addition, he is Principal Timpanist and Percussionist with the Bozeman Symphony, Intermountain Opera, and Montana Ballet Orchestras. He has appeared as a guest artist or soloist with numerous groups, including the Ahn Trio, Cascade String Quartet, Gallatin Woodwind Quintet, Mannheim Steamroller, Mistral Duo, MSU Percussion Ensemble, and the MSU Chamber Orchestra. Vick also is the recipient of a Montana Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Award, and a Phi Delta Kappa Professional Development Grant for gamelan study/research in Bali, Indonesia.



MSU Wonderlust is a high-quality community resource for lifelong learning for the Bozeman area.  Here is university-quality instruction by experts in a huge number of subjects, some multi-week courses, some one-off events.  These offerings come free of homework, exams, or papers: The MSU Wonderlust experience is just a chance to learn new things or review things we’d already studied.  It's also an opportunity to meet people with a wide variety of interests.

The Winter/Spring offerings begin with a reception at the Pilgrim Congregational Church from 4 to 6pm.  It's a chance to meet with the course instructors and side-trip presenters; find out more about their plans.  

Gerry Wheeler, President of Friends of Wonderlust