Peter Jarvis visits Westminster Choir College Thursday

Babbitt and Jarvis at Milton's 90th birthday celebration at WPUNJ

On Thursday, November 18 at Westminster Choir College (11:30-12:30 in the Playhouse), Peter Jarvis will be giving a masterclass on writing for percussion instruments. His talk will focus on Milton Babbitt’s Homily for Snare Drum.

Jarvis is Director of the acclaimed New Jersey Percussion Ensemble. A virtuoso percussionist, he’s also active as a composer, conductor, and engraver. He’s on the faculties of WPUNJ, Connecticut College, and Westchester Community College.

The event is free and open to the public.