"Getting Physical With Your Sound" - Symphonic Percussion Clinic
3:00pm | Orchestra Room
Bring your practice pad, sticks, and a stand and be ready to get some hands-on experience as you learn to enhance your sounds on snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, keyboards, and more! Carl Storniolo is a freelance percussionist who performs with ensembles throughout the Midwest. Carl is a versatile musician with performance credits that include: contemporary music ensembles such as Present Music, Music From Almost Yesterday, and the Chamber Music Institute at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee; extra-percussionist and substitute-percussionist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra; percussionist with touring artists such as Frank Sinatra Jr., Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis, Don Rickles, and many others. Carl manages, composes/arranges and performs with the Pangaea Steel Drum Group. He also performs regularly as vibraphonist, percussionist, and conga player with jazz ensembles, Latin bands, and big bands in the Milwaukee and Chicago areas.
Carl is an active music teacher and percussion educator who is currently teaching at several Milwaukee public schools and Boys and Girls Clubs through the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Conservatory Connection Program. Past teaching credits include: Director of Percussion Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee [2002-2015]; K-8 general music instruction at Milwaukee area schools; faculty instructor with the Cavalier Drum and Bugle Corps; percussion chair at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music; director of the UWM Youth Percussion Ensemble Program; artist-in-residence with the Wisconsin Arts Board; artistic partner with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra A.C.E. program; percussion fundamentals instructor at Alverno College.