Virtual Clinic - Omar Carmenates Present by GPMB Percussion
APPS are delighted to ￼announce : Virtual Clinic Present by
Grand Prix Marching Band - GPMB Percussion
About Omar Carmenates Omar Carmenates is currently the Associate Professor of Percussion at Furman University in Greenville, SC where he oversees all aspects of the percussion program including classical, jazz, and world percussion studies. He holds a Doctor of Music degree from Florida State University, a Master of Music Degree in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas, and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Central Florida.
In addition to his duties at Furman, Omar is an avid participant in the pageantry arts whose work can be seen and heard around the globe. While currently serving as an adjudicator for WGI Sport of the Arts, he has also served as a composer/arranger for the Cadets, the Boston Crusaders, the Spirit of Atlanta, and the Beatrix (Hilversum, Holland) Drum & Bugle Corps and has also acted in various teaching capacities at the Phantom Regiment, the Spirit of Atlanta, and the Boston Crusaders. Additionally, he has been the percussion arranger for high school programs across the United States including the Bands of America Grand National Champion Tarpon Springs High School Outdoor Performance Ensemble.
Omar is a proud endorser/artist for Grover Pro Percussion, Vic Firth, Inc. Remo Drumheads, Zildjian and Pearl Corporation/Adams Musical Instruments. Education * D.M., Florida State University * M.M., University of North Texas * B.M., University of Central Florida Training Under: * John W. Parks IV, Florida State University * Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Ed Smith, Ed Soph, Robert Schietroma, University of North Texas * Jeffrey Moore, University of Central Florida
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