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.

Vincent Gumkowski

Texas City High School Band

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

Ian Wright

National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain

Gene Fambrough

University Of Alabama

FERNANDO ROCHA

Sonante 21, Federal University Of Minas Gerais