August 15, 2017
Percussion Lecture Recital by Shane Reeves
Shane Reeves, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, received a DMA in Percussion Performance/Pedagogy from the University of South Carolina with a minor in music theory. He holds a Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Florida and a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Shane has performed with the Central Florida Symphony, Fayetteville Symphony, Gainesville Chamber Orchestra, Palmetto Opera, South Carolina Philharmonic, Wilmington Symphony, J’Ouvert Steel Band, Pantasia Steel Band, Sunshine Steelers, Jacare Brazil, Woyate West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, as well as various rock and pop groups. As a member of the USC wind ensemble, Shane participated in a recording of the music of Leonard Bernstein for the Naxos label and was the principal percussionist during the ensemble’s concert tour of China in 2012. Shane was featured as a marimba soloist with both the University of Florida percussion ensemble and the UAB percussion ensemble. In addition, Shane is active as a freelance performer in various settings including musicals, operas, performances with various rock/pop groups and church concerts.
Shane currently teaches applied percussion and percussion ensemble at Francis Marion University and academic music courses at Midlands Technical College. Shane is endorsed by Innovative Percussion and is a member of the Percussive Arts Society.
RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm. Tickets are free to FMU Students/Faculty/Staff (must show ID). All other tickets are $5 each