Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
Richard Weiner was a member of The Cleveland Orchestra for 48 years. Appointed by George Szell in 1963, he has performed on over 175 recordings and played over 100 premieres. He received a B.S. in Education from Temple University, a M.M. with Distinction from Indiana University where he was the first percussionist to receive the Performer's Certificate Award. His teachers were Charles Owen and George Gaber. In 1976, he received a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Cleveland State University. He has been a PAS member for 40 years and has presented many symphonic percussion clinics and labs at PASIC. Mr. Weiner is Co-head of the percussion and timpani department at The Cleveland Institute of Music and is a faculty member at The National Orchestral Institute. He has served as guest faculty at the New World Symphony and previously was a faculty member at Oberlin College.