Percussionist Cameron Leach in Guest Recital

January 10, 2020
American percussionist Cameron Leach, who teaches exclusively as a guest artist on collegiate campuses across the United States, will present a guest recital at Baylor University on Thursday, January 16, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Meadows Recital Hall, located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
Cameron Leach is recognized for his expressive virtuosity, musical athleticism, and daring interpretations. As a soloist and chamber musician, he has concertized in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has appeared at some of the world’s finest institutions, including the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Royal Northern College of Music, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Sibelius Academy, and the Norwegian Academy of Music, and notable halls such as the Lila Cockrell Theater, Ohio Theatre, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, and China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts. Mr. Leach is the winner of both the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) International Solo Artist Competition and Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition, and he was awarded the prestigious Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He is a member of the Northern California-based percussion quartet Orphic Percussion, and one half of the Leach | Peters Percussion Duo. Along with his active touring schedule, Leach regularly performs with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.
Cameron Leach’s program at Baylor University will open with “True/False” from I Leave You the Real World (2018) by David Skidmore, Broken Mirrors (2019) by Vera Stanojevic, and Le corps à corps (2006) by Georges Aperghis.
Excerpts from two pieces by Dave Maric will come next, “Diatribe” from Spiel (2019) and “Pelogy” and “Tamboo” from Trilogy (2000).
After intermission, Leach will play Tchik (2006) by Nicolas Martynciow, Decay No. 2 (2017) by Matt Curlee, and Ceci n’est pas une balle (2012) by Compagnie Kahlua.
This recital is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.
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