Earl Yowell

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP Director of Percussion Studies at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music      

Biography

BORN IN:
Washington, D.C.

LIVES IN:
Winchester, Virginia

DRUMMING SINCE:
1962

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
Director of Percussion Studies at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music.

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Cloyd Duff (Cleveland Orchestra), Richard Weiner (Cleveland Orchestra), Terry Applebaum (Northwestern University), Glenn Steele (Temple University), Jack Behrend, (U.S. Army Band,"Pershing's Own")

FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON:
"The Art of Arlene" 2001 Grammy award winner.

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Principal Timpani/Percussion with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra 1987 - 2007. Performed with Evelyn Glennie on Andrej Panufnik's Concerto for Timpani, Percussion and Strings. Performed with Yo Yo Ma on Bridge of Souls chamber music concert. (3 world premiers)

FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
19", 17" HH Germanic Crash Cymbals, 16" HH Viennese Crash Cymbals, 15" HH Suspended cymbal.

Chris Deviney

Principal Percussionist - Philadelphia Orchestra

Andrew Leib

Ragsdale High School

Michael Udow

Independent / Santa Fe Opera (retired)

Ricardo Righini

Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (osesp), Osesp Academy Of Music, Cantareira College Of Music

Eduardo Gianesella

Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (osesp), State University Of Sao Paulo (unesp)