The NEXUS members never sit still. Even a winter “respite” has taken Russell to the Sacher music archive and its Steve Reich Collection in Basel, Switzerland; Bob’s heading out on U.S. tour dates; Garry is heading to warmer climes to the south. Bill and Ray are hardier types enjoying brisk temperatures and a multitude of… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Bill Cahn
In the fall season of 1967 I received a phone call from John Wyre, the timpanist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. I was in my senior year at the Eastman School of Music. It was also my second year as the first-call extra percussionist in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, where Robin Engelman was the only… Read more »
To see a complete listing of performances by NEXUS from 1968 to 2015 – including dates, venues, programs – click on the links below: History of NEXUS 1968-1989 History of NEXUS 1990-1998 History of NEXUS 1999-2017
NEXUS enters its 45th year, next week! And what a way to usher in this milestone!
A Short History of the Percussion Section of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – 1922 to 1995 By William L. Cahn This article was originally published in “Percussive Notes” magazine, Vol.30, No. 8, June, 1992. New opportunities for NEXUS, including a new major work for NEXUS by Toru Takemitsu, “From me flows what you call Time,”… Read more »