Marrs Gives Clinics and Performs Concerto at PAS Brazil Day of Percussion

Dr. Stuart Marrs
Brazil “Day of Percussion” October 2002
Campinas and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On October 13, 2002 in Campinas and October 14 in Rio de Janeiro, Dr. Stuart Marrs participated as a soloist and clinician for the Brazil Day of Percussion.

Photo of group of students and professors at the Brazil Day of Percussion
Brazil PAS Chapter President Fernando Hashimoto, host. (Front, right in photo.)

Marrs delivered two clinics at the Campinas (UNICAMP) site: one on percussion accessories — cymbals, tambourine, and triangle; and one on timpani.

Dr. Marrs performing as solo timpanist
Stuart Marrs showing tambourine technique and performed as solo timpanist in the Beck Concerto for Timpani and Percussion Ensemble accompanied by GRUPU – Grupo de Percussão da UNICAMP under the able direction of Prof. Fernando Hashimoto.


Stuart Marrs and Prof. Fernando Hashimoto
Stuart Marrs showing timpani technique In addition to enjoying the fine hospitality provided by my host, Prof. Fernando Hashimoto, who took a few hours to show us around his home town of Rio de Janeiro, I had the pleasure and privilage of getting to know fellow clinician at the festival, vibraphonist Anders Astrand from Sweden.