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Laura Franklin, D.M.A.

Professor of Music, Percussion
Chair of the Division of Fine Arts
D.M.A. in Performance, UNC at Greensboro
M.M. in Performance, New England Conservatory of Music; M.M. in Musicology, New England Conservatory of Music
B.M. in Performance, Texas Tech University

Articles in: Percussive Notes (Journal of the Percussive Arts Society International), The Journal of Percussion Pedagogy, and the North Carolina Music Educator’s Journal.

Contributing Editor: online PAS Research Journal and the Journal of Percussion Pedagogy.

Professional Activities:

Current Performances: member of Asheville and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestras

Performances: North Carolina Symphony, the Boston Philharmonic, and Roswell (NM) and Lubbock (TX) Symphonies; has performed extensively as an orchestral and chamber musician and solo marimbist

Collaborations: has worked closely with composers John Cage, Lukas Foss, Gunther Schuller, Gyorgy Ligeti, Daniel Pinkham, and Brevard colleagues Robert Palmer and Paul Elwood.

Professional Affiliations: serves on the Board of Advisors for teh National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy (NCPP); frequent presenter at NCPP meetings; Interim Regional Chair for the Board of Directors (National Association of Schools of Music).