|World-class percussionist Raynor Carroll will provide a master class on cymbals on April 14. Photo by Amy Rentmeester/L.A. Philharmonic|
World-class percussionist Raynor Carroll will provide a master class on cymbals on Friday, April 14, 4-6 p.m., in the Music Building, Room 105. This special opportunity to learn from the L.A. Philharmonics principal percussionist is free and open to the campus community and general public.
Carroll has been playing timpani and percussion for the L.A. Philharmonic since joining the orchestra in 1983. He has performed under such conductors as Carlo-Maria Giulini, Andr Previn, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle and Zubin Mehta. He has made numerous recordings with the Philharmonic on labels including Angel, Phillips, Sony, Sheffield Lab and Telarc.
Carroll also records motion picture soundtracks for Hollywood studio composers such as Maurice Jarre, David Newman and Arthur Rubinstein. Film credits include Nick of Time, How to Make an American Quilt, A Walk in the Clouds, Shawshank Redemption, Geronimo, Jennifer Eight, Whispers in the Dark, School Ties, Only the Lonely, Double Impact, Almost an Angel and Dead Poet's Society.
Carroll performs regularly on the Philharmonic's New Music Group and Chamber Music series and has been a featured soloist with various southern California orchestras.
He is a member of the Steering Committee for the L.A. Philharmonic's Fellowship for Excellence in Diversity and was a member of the 1990/91 Music Advisory Panel, Orchestra Section, of the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information, contact Music Publicist Teresa Kelly at (909) 869-3554 or firstname.lastname@example.org.