Masterclass with Ric Becker on composing for low brass On November 7th 2020, MusicNYC’s founder and brass instructor Ric Becker gave a 1 hour masterclass to composition students at the Los Angeles Inception Orchestra. He performed excerpts of two works: Stefan Zeniuk’s El Segundo Diablo for unaccompanied bass trombone, and the tuba part from Sergei […]
Percussionist Gabriel Globus-Hoenich blends a multitude of musical influences together in his work as a performer and educator. During his residency, audiences will explore rhythms, melodies, songs, and dances from around the world, ultimately discovering the inherent joy of music and culture. A Montreal native, Gabriel is now based in New York City where his career continues to reflect a deep love for the worlds of jazz, classical music, and world music. Gabriel has performed on drumset and percussion with a wide variety of artists including Morgan James, Jim James, Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Omara Portuondo, Telmary Diaz, Roberto Fonseca, Tirso Duarte, Steve Hackman, Tessa Lark, the Philly Pops, Pittsburgh Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, among others. He collaborates frequently with Teddy Abrams and the Sixth Floor Trio, serving as principal percussionist and education director at the trio’s chamber music festival, GardenMusic, in South Miami. An active composer and arranger, Gabriel has written for Achilles Liarmakopolous of the Canadian Brass, grammy nominated Tiempo Libre, and the Louisville Orchestra. In 2018, Gabriel performed Julia Wolfe’s percussion concerto riSE and fLY with Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra with the composer present.