Bob Becker honoured as a Musical America “Mover and Shaper”

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CONGRATULATIONS to Bob Becker who has been named as one of Musical America’s Top 30 Professionals of the Year. Musical America says, “As a composer, arranger, and founding member of the NEXUS percussion ensemble, Bob Becker has influenced virtually every aspect of percussion performance and repertoire in the profession. And he is renowned as a virtuoso xylophone soloist.”The article points out that “Becker’s milestones range from being featured on marimba and xylophone with Steve Reich and Musicians in classics like Music for 18 Musicians, to his exquisite performance on steel drums with NEXUS on Toru Takemitsu’s From me flows what you call Time for symphony orchestra and percussion, to his infectious arrangements of ragtime music for xylophone.”

We are delighted at this news. Well deserved, Bob!     You can read the full article at http://bit.ly/2AX2kT4 and MA’s Special Report with full roster of the Top 30 at http://bit.ly/2iptwz2 .

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