University of Texas-Permian Basin Percussion Professor Tim Feerst stops by to talk about his job, his wind band background, and “Friday Night Lights” (04:15), his teaching fellowship at the University of North Texas, taking various gigs prior to getting to UTPB, and “being interview ready at all times” (29:45), and growing up in Northern Virginia, government jobs, and getting into percussion and acting in his youth (45:00).

Finishing with a Rave on the 2000 novel The Human Stain (01:10:15).


Tim Feerst’s homepage

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Jacob Garcia

Tyson Voigt

Mark Camphouse

John Kilkenny

Mark Ford

Eugene Corporon

Dennis Fisher

Friday Night Lights - Buzz Bissinger

Adam Davis

Mike Sammons

Corey Robinson

“Improvisation” - Elliot Carter

“The Process of Invention” - Christopher Deane

“Dances of Earth and Fire” - Peter Klatzow

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Mission Impossible trailer

“Those Canaan Days” - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Benjamin Calypso” - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Aubrey Adams

“Hang on Sloopy” - marching band arrangement

2001 Anthrax Attacks

2002 D.C. Sniper Attacks

Michael Hackbarth

Doug Wallace

Alan Abel

Kyle Brightwell

Matt McKay

Michael Roberts

Tom Sherwood


The Human Stain - Philip Roth

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