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McCormick Marimba Festival Event Tentative Schedule 2018
Considered one of the premier marimba festivals in the nation, McCormick Marimba Festival is admission free!

Friday, January 26 - USF Concert Hall

7:30 pm
University Solo Showcase - featuring visiting faculty and student solo artists from around the USA.


Saturday, January 27- USF Concert Hall

8:30 am
Newsome High School
Kyle Spence, Percussion Director
8:50 am
Robinson High School
Michael Garcia, Percussion Director
9:15 am
Howard Buss Marimba Concerto Premiere
USF with soloist Nick Bruno
9:30 am
Andrea Venet (UNF)
Guest Clinic/Recital
10:30 am
Buchholtz High School
Nestor Santiago, Percussion Director
11:30 am
line upon line
Guest Artist Ensemble Recital


Noon Lunch Break

1:30 pm
University High School (Orlando)
Jeff Willis, Percussion Director
2:00 pm
Wiregrass Ranch High School
Justin Baggett Rojas, Percussion Director
2:20 pm
East Lake High School
Steve Posan, Percussion Director
2:30 pm
University of North Florida
Andrea Venet, Professor of Percussion
3:15 pm
University of Tennessee
Andy Bliss, Professor of Percussion
4:00 pm
George Mason University
John Kilkenny, Professor of Percussion
4:45 pm
University of Maryland
Lee Hinkle, Professor of Percussion
5:15 pm
Kutztown University
Francis Kumor, Professor of Percussion
5:45 pm
University of South Florida
Robert McCormick, Professor of Percussion


Times are flexible as some groups take more or less time than others. The public is cordially invited to attend this free event!