Dr. Kenyon Williams Elected to PAS Board of Advisors

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Music in the School of Performing Arts, was elected to the Board of Advisors of the Percussive Arts Society this past weekend at the PAS International Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. As a member of the Board, Dr. Williams will serve with a variety of percussion educators, performers, and product specialists to help guide the direction […]

Kenyon Williams’ solo percussion CD receives positive review

Dr. Kenyon Williams’, Music, solo CD project, “Homage,” received a positive review in this month’s issue of “Percussive Notes,” the official journal of the Percussive Arts Society. In the review, Dr. Williams’ playing is described as “expressive without being overly sentimental” and the CD as a whole is “beautifully recorded” by fellow MSUM faculty member Professor Ryan Jackson. In addition, […]

Kenyon Williams has article published

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Music, had an article published this past month in Percussive Notes, the official journal of the Percussive Arts Society. The article, entitled “How to Hire a Guest Artist: The Do’s, Don’ts, and Things you Need to Know” details practical tips Williams has learned over the years on how best to locate, hire, and book a guest artist […]

MSUM percussionist publishes article

MSUM student percussionist and Music Education major Matthew Workman recently had his original article published in the newsletter of the Minnesota Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. His article, entitled “Why Perform?,” details and justifies his own efforts as a student at MSUM to push himself to perform as much as possible and encourages other student members of the Society […]