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Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Percussion Ensemble
Ryan Nestor, director

Jazz Ensemble
Prof. Jackson, director

May 9th, 2012
Wednesday 1:15 pm

Percussion Ensemble
Chul Seung Baik
Cavour Brooks
Steven Burch, Bernardo
Coulotte Jason
Chapman-Ma Derek
Cruz Eungjeong Gim
Amanda Glass Karlos
Henriquez Kevin
Horowitz Kenneth John
Frank Leslie Fidel
Porfirio Michael
Quinones Randy
Rodriguez Mikhail
Soltanov Emmanuel
Vazquez Kelena Marshall

Jazz Ensemble
Jacquelyn Acosta - Vocals
Christopher Brown - Guitar
Ken Candelas - Drums
Chris Fullum - Bass
Utsab Giri - Guitar, Vocals
Aisayma Hernandez - Vocals
Taylor Korgut - Guitar
Frank Leslie - Drums, Piano
Chris Leyba - Guitar, Vocals, Drums
Nicole Rivera - Vocals
Danielle Ru - Percussion
John Ryan - Guitar, Vocals
Tajahniya Sapp - Vocals
Alex Schneider - Percussion
Emmanuel Vazquez - Guitars, Vocals
Allan Wellington - Drums
Sam Yannotti - Guitar
Krista Zuewski - Guitar, Vocals

Special Guests
Samario Hardy - Bass, Vocals
Emmanuel Garcia - Percussion
Michael Hartrick - Guitar, Vocals
Chris-Allen Joseph - Viola
Ju Ahn Kang - Keyboard

Tech Brian Doran

Ryan Nestor (1985) is a contemporary percussionist and educator based on Long Island, NY. Nestor currently holds the percussion fellowship with the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble (ACE) at the Aspen Summer Music Festival and recently completed a circuit of solo performances at universities in New York, Tennessee and Pennsylvania. He performed in Germany with the Stuttgart Chamber Chorus and was guest-artist faculty at the nief-norf summer festival.

Nestor earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the University of Kentucky and a Master's degree in Percussion Performance at Stony Brook University. He will begin a doctorate in Contemporary Music Performance at the Univesity of California San Diego this fall.

Ernie Jackson - Jazz Ensemble Director
Mr. Jackson is also a sough after music education technology product specialist trainer with Sibelius, Dididesign, Korg-SoundTree, M-Audio, Native Instruments, and Propellerheads.

When Mr. Jackson is not teaching, he enjoys thinking about it.