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Brian Calhoon combines his experience as a percussionist and vocalist to perform a varied collection of music for marimba and his voice. Brian has presented his unique repertoire in concert and masterclass around the country, including appearances at the Interlochen Summer Arts Academy, Berklee Percussion Festival, Zeltsman Marimba Festival, Florida Atlantic University, and San Francisco Conservatory. Residing in Boston, Brian is active as a freelance percussionist and has worked with significant musicians of our time from Steve Reich and Lyle Mays (of Pat Metheny Group) to the Borromeo String Quartet and soprano Tony Arnold. Brian has also performed with his former teachers, Jack Van Geem and Nancy Zeltsman, among others. He is Executive Director for Boston Percussion Group, core percussionist with Equilibrium Ensemble, and Director of Admissions at Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Brian is a San Francisco bay area native, Bang On A Can Summer Institute fellow, former Zeltsman Marimba Festival associate faculty, Blue Devils Drum & Bugle A-Corps alum, and graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory and Boston Conservatory.

In 2016, Brian created the Marimba Cabaret with Greg Jukes, combining a love of theater, singing and shoes.

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Interviews with Brian

Opus Affair - Ten Questions (2016)

At Percussion – a podcast (2015), the inaugural episode

Ten Questions for The Hoon (2012), Q&A with Derek Tywoniuk

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