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Percussion Faculty


AssadMichael Assad
Drum Set 
massad@memphis.edu



ShaltisWilliam Shaltis
Percussion
wmshltis@memphis.edu




Recent Research & Creative Activity


2021

  • Bill Shaltis was invited to present a solo recital at the College Music Society International Conference in Bogota, Colombia.
  • Bill Shaltis was named the Helen and Scott Carter Principal Timpani Chair of the Boise Baroque Orchestra.

2020

  • Bill Shaltis was invited to present a solo recital at the College Music Society Southern Conference in Nashville, TN.
  • Bill Shaltis presented a timpani FUNdamentals clinic virtually at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention 2020. The clinic focused on timpani roll mechanics, sound production strategies, and interpretation.

2019

  • Bill Shaltis received a TOUR Grant with the Tennessee Arts Commission to host the Jerry Tachoir Group at the University of Memphis.