Joe Bricker, percussion

June 20, 2015, 11:00 am

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Joseph Bricker, a senior at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois, is currently co-principal percussionist of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra. Joe has earned many distinguished honors, including the 2013 Fine Arts Scholar in Percussion and the 2014 Emerson Scholar in Percussion (for tuition-free six weeks of intensive orchestral study at Interlochen Center for the Arts). As a part of the Interlochen Arts Festival, Joe served as principal percussionist of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra for two summers. He will be a member of Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute Young Artist Orchestra this summer.

  • Prélude to Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009, by Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged for marimba

  • Dream, by John Cage, arranged for vibraphone
    Vibraphone Loops, by Joe Sheehan

  • Stop Speaking, by Andy Akiho
    Opening from Glassworks, by Philip Glass, arranged for marimba

  • Memento, by Ivan Trevino