NYU’s annual Day of Percussion, put on in partnership KoSA and Hit Like a Girl, has a new theme this year. Jonathan Haas, Director of NYU Percussion Studies, Aldo Mazza, Director of KoSA, and David Levine, Director of Hit Like a Girl, have designed a program to highlight and promote female drummers. Featured performers will include artists such as the UK’s Cherisse Osei (Bryan Ferry) and Valerie Naranjo (Lion King and Saturday Night Live), as well as the 2015 Hit Like A Girl winner Lindsay Artkop.
The 2016 NYU/KoSA/Hit Like a Girl Day of Percussion: Celebrating Women In Percussion takes place at Frederick Loewe Theatre (35 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012) on Saturday, February 13th from 12:30PM to 9:00PM. Admission free and open to the public.
Featured artists include:
- Lindsay Arktop (HLAG)
- Katy Chinch and the Juilliard Pre-College Percussion Ensemble (NYU)
- Reynaliz Herrera (KoSA)
- Cherisse Osei (HLAG)
- Aldo Mazza (KoSA)
- Valerie Naranjo (NYU)
- Palladium Percussion (NYU)
- School of Rock All-Girl All Star Band (HLAG)
- Julie Spencer (KoSA)
Tickets are available at the door and pre-event registration is not necessary