Bob Adney

Levels Taught
All Levels
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Lesson Location
East St. Paul
$20/Half Hour
About the Instructor

Bob Adney - music educator, percussionist/timpanist, is a teaching artist at the MacPhail Center for Music, where he teaches lessons and directs the Monday Evening Percussion Ensemble. As a freelance artist he has performed with virtually every musical organization in the Twin Cities. He has a discography of over 22 cds performing with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra. He is in his 10th year as Principal Timpanist for the South Dakota Symphony. During the summers he plays timpani for the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra. He is a founding member of the Minnesota Percussion Trio. The trio has performed in over 1000 schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin and has been featured on KARE 11 and WCCO 4 along with being MN Public Radio’s Class Notes Artists for two years. The MN Percussion Trio collaborates regularly with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Schubert Club in their programming for young people. Bob is the author of several self-published instructional books for percussion as well as a handful of arrangements and original compositions for percussion ensemble. His latest composition Duolog (Timpani or Drums with String Orchestra) was commissioned by the Greater Twin Cities Youth Orchestras and has received several performances in the Twin Cities area in addition to the premiere March 2015. He is co-owner of marimbarental.com and author of www.vintagemarimbamusic.com and www.bobadneystudio.com

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