Keeping the Arts Alive during a Pandemic

with Joseph Tompkins, area coordinator at the Mason Gross School of the Arts percussion department

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Join Joseph Tompkins, head of percussion at the Mason Gross School of Arts, for a live performance and a discussion on how to keep the arts alive during the pandemic.

Tompkins has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the New York City Ballet Orchestra, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, among many others. He has played in 23 productions on Broadway and has recorded soundtracks for several major films. For seven years he was a member of the percussion trio Timetable, a group committed to commissioning and performing new works for percussion. Tompkins has composed a number of internationally recognized works for snare drum and for the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, and Atlanta Symphony percussion sections. He has given master classes throughout the United States and Europe.


Thursday, May 28, 2020

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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This virtual event is free to attend; registration is required.



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