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September 16, 2023 10:45 am - 5:30 pm ET
Faculty Performance,
Guest Artists,
Special Events
Bezanson Hall and Tillis Hall; Free

Percussion Day at UMass Amherst

Ayano Kataoka, faculty coordinator
Lukas Böhm, guest artist & visiting professor
Steph Davis, guest artist

Performance, masterclass, info about college percussion auditions and discussions with the artists

Please Register =>  No charge to attend; you may also register on the day.
(Lunch will be provided for pre-registrants)

Includes Faculty/Guest Artist Concert at 4pm in Bezanson Hall

portrait of Steph Davis


  • 10:45-11:00        Welcome! (Registration & check-in)
  • 11:00-11:45        Preparation for college auditions - what do you need to prepare? (Bezanson)
  • 12:00-1:15          Masterclass by Lukas Böhm (Bezanson)
  • 1:15-2:00            Lunch, provided for pre-registrants (pizza/drinks) or bring your own
  • 2:00-3:15            Steph Davis Marimba Concert, followed by Q & A (Tillis Hall, stage)
  • 3:15-4                 Break & concert set-up
  • 4:00                    Concert by Lukas Böhm and Ayano Kataoka (Bezanson) featuring music by J.S. Bach, Piazzolla, Marc Mellits, Alexej Gerassimez & others

photo opposite: Steph Davis