January 27, 2015
On Monday, February 9, the Hampden-Sydney Music Series will host percussionist Daniel Heagney.
Heagney is an avid performer of contemporary solo and chamber music for percussion. He received his Bachelor of Music from George Mason University and went on to graduate from Louisiana State University with a Masters of Music and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance and a minor in Experimental Music and Digital Media. He has studied with Brett Dietz, Jim Atwood, Troy Davis, John Kilkenny, and Ken Harbison.
He has appeared as a clinician at the 2012 Louisiana Day of Percussion, performed as a soloist with the LSU Symphonic Winds, Hamiruge: the LSU Percussion Group, and the Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana. He was a frequent guest percussionist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Sinfonietta, and Opera Louisiane. He was also a founding member of the flute & percussion duo Dauphine Street Duo, the percussion duo Broken Sidewalk, and performed with the contemporary music ensemble Chemorocket.
The concert, free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 PM in Crawley Forum. This series is part of Hampden-Sydney's continuing commitment to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of the Southside community.