Symphonic Bass Drum and Cymbal Lab
Friday, 3:00 p.m.
Bill Patterson is Principal Timpanist for the San Antonio Opera, and a section percussionist with the San Antonio Symphony. He is formerly with the President's Own U.S Marine Band in Washington, D.C. He holds performance degrees from the University of Houston and Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. He has been a frequent clinician for TMEA, TBA, and PAS and was a featured clinician at PASIC 2006. He has been on the faculties of Trinity University, St. Mary’s University, Texas Lutheran College, and the Trevino Performing Arts School in Laredo, Texas. He is an endorser for Sabian Cymbals, Jupiter/Majestic Timpani and Percussion, ProMark, as well as the inventor and owner of http://www.PattersonSnares.com. His cable snares are now used by almost every major orchestra in the world.