Rootstock Percussion

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Upcoming events:

Rootstock Percussion will present new works by four composers at the Other Minds Composer Fellowship concert on Wednesday, February 9th, 2012 at THE LAB in San Francisco.

Recent projects:

Rootstock recently collaborated with composer John MacCallum on a new work entitled aberration. Below is a video taken from a recording session which was supported by a grant from the American Composers Forum, Bay Area Chapter. The score is available here.

About the group:

Formed in 2008 by San Francisco Bay area musicians Christopher Froh, Daniel Kennedy and Loren Mach, Rootstock Percussion specializes in the rich 20th century percussion repertoire and is dedicated to expanding this repertoire through new commissions and premieres. The trio values the collaborative exchange and resulting high-level experience gained by establishing direct personal relationships with forward-leading composers. The three members’ collective experience includes the founding of such ensembles as the California E.A.R. Unit, the Talujon Percussion Quartet, Brave New Works and ADORNO, as well as holding teaching positions at Sacramento State University, UC Davis and UC Berkeley. Quickly earning renown for its energized performances and refined interpretative voice, the group looks forward to upcoming shows at the De Young Art Museum and Other Minds Festival.