Daniel Smithiger

Dan hosted Nancy Zeltsman for a residency and performance at SIUE in April 2015. For his latest article, Dan shares some thought's on Nancy's appearance and her contributions to the percussion community.

Click the link below to view Dan Smithiger's entire article archive Instructional Article Series with video enhancement
Castanet Technique
Triangle Technique
Tambourine Technique

Dr. Ryan Lewis
World Music in Percussion Ensemble:
Part 1

Part 2

Joshua D. Smith
Disciplines and Habits of Monster Players:
The Beast

How to Sabotage Your Triangle Sound

James Doyle
Practical Tips: Transition from College to Professional
Pt. 1: Building an Instrument Inventory

Pt. 2: More Than Music: The "Other" Skills

Alison Shaw
Timpani Ear Training:
The Timpanist's Ear

Gustavo Aguilar
The Percussionist / Improviser:
Preparing for Improvising

Performing to One's Fullest Capacity

Chris Deane
Accessory Percussion Playing:
Becoming a Better Accessory Instrument Player

Joseph Gramley
The Music Industry: Multiple Percussion:
Success in the Music Performance Industry Insights into Multiple Percussion Performances

Andy Jones
Musical Theatre:
Fool Proofing Your Set-Up and Score

Morris Palter
George Hamilton Green:
Novelty Music and the Xylophone's Rise in Popularity

Eric Willie
Marching Percussion Ensemble:
Improving Rhythmic Clarity