Michael Udow

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP INDEPENDENT / SANTA FE OPERA (Retired)       

Biography

BORN IN:
Detroit, MI

LIVES IN:
Longmont, CO

DRUMMING SINCE:
1960

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Teachers: Thomas Siwe, Jack McKenzie, Alan Abel, Russell Hartenberger, Michael Ranta

Colleagues: Keiko Abe (marimba) and Nancy Udow (dancer/choreographer)

FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Conversations", Keiko Abe

FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
Messian Turangalila Symphony - Ozawa & Toronto Symphony

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Touring with Keiko Abe, Equilibrium Dance & Percussion Duo, Santa Fe Opera, New Orleans Philharmonic

Having retired after a distinguished 42 year career at The Santa Fe Opera and 29 years at the University of Michigan, Michael continues to  provide short term guest residencies at Conservatories and Universities around the world to help the next generation of percussionists.   

Eduardo Gianesella

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

Adam Steff

Director Of Percussion Foothill High School, Henderson, Nv

Tommy Dobbs

Professor Of Percussion At The University Of Arkansas – Fort Smith, Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra (principal Percussion), Duo Breedlove (saxophone And Percussion Duo

FERNANDO ROCHA

Sonante 21, Federal University Of Minas Gerais

Troy Breaux

University Of Louisiana At Lafayette - Coordinator Of Percussion Studies, Louisiana Stars Drum And Bugle Corps Percussion Caption Supervisor, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, The Garth Alper Trio

 

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