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Jodie Landau

Jodie Landau is a 23-year-old composer, vocalist, and percussionist. His music combines elements of chamber music, rock, and jazz for live performance, film, theater, and dance. As a solo performer, Jodie sings while playing vibraphone and marimba. Landau works with the acclaimed modern music collective, wild Up as a performer, composer and production manager. He has also performed with groups such as Vinny Golia

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Matt Cook

Matt Cook is a GRAMMY® Award winning percussionist based in Los Angeles, CA. He is known for his work with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, the experimental classical ensemble WildUP, and microtonal band PARTCH. He is also involved in projects ranging from folk rock music to jazz and international ensembles. Matt’s work is often heard on studio and film recordings but is often seen in performance

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Andy Bill

Andrew Bill is a native of Minneapolis, MN, where he studied under Elliot Fine, principal percussionist for the Minnesota Orchestra.  Upon relocating to Texas, he pursued a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of North Texas.  While at NT studied under She-E Wu, Dr. Robert Schietroma and Leigh Howard Stevens.  Bill was a member of the Wind Symphony under the direction of

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Derek Tywoniuk

Derek Tywoniuk is a percussionist and composer currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. As a performer, he has appeared with WildUp, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, among others. He is also a member of the Smoke and Mirrors percussion ensemble, which has recently recorded an album with Yarlung Records (due for release in the next year), and will perform Takemitsu’s “From

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