TIMPANI SUMMIT 2021
JUNE 13 - 15, 2021
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
Timpani Performance Basics
setting up, ranges, ear training, sound concepts, stroke concepts, articulations, rolls
Advanced Concepts and Repertoire
pedaling, cross sticking/shifting, historically-informed performance practice, wind band and orchestra repertoire, solo repertoire
clearing heads, selecting and changing heads, cleaning, making timpani mallets
The Two Rivers Timpani Summit is such an amazing experience for all levels from beginners who want to learn sound production and technique to advanced players who want to dig deep into orchestral / band repertoire and playing. Bill and Alison have years of experience in teaching and performance and their guest artists are distinguished players offering incredible knowledge.
Principal Timpanist, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
"I highly recommend the Two Rivers Timpani Summit! This event is PERFECT for anyone wishing to expand their knowledge of timpani playing and other related topics. Alison Shaw and Bill Shaltis offer an incredibly fun and nurturing environment that includes plenty of 'hands-on' activities and performances."
John Tafoya, Chair/Professor of Percussion
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Former Principal Timpanist, National Symphony Orchestra