Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 7 - Julia Gaines

University of Missouri School of Music Director (and former Percussion Instructor) Dr. Julia Gaines talks about getting the Mizzou job (00:02:40), growing up in Idaho (00:13:35), getting to Lawrence University (00:32:30), playing with Santa Clara Vanguard (00:42:20), going to Russia and ending up at Eastman (00:56:25), and the University of Oklahoma (01:09:50).  She talks also about going into administration (01:22:50), being a conservative and a mom in academia (01:37:55), and appearing on TV as a "professional drummer" (01:47:05).  Also...find out which direction her career NEARLY went after undergrad!

Concludes with me raving about John Williams (01:50:45).


Julia Gaines's web page at the University of Missouri

Marimba Levels and Marimba Pedagogy Book

Melvin Platt's Missouri Page

Richard Gipson's TCU page

OU Press

The Love of L'Histoire by Charles DeLancey

Marimba Spiritual

Tanaka's Two Movements for Marimba

Julia's Doctoral Dissertation

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Daniel Bukvich's University of Idaho page

Interlochen Summer Music Camp

Dane Richeson's Lawrence University page

Joseph Gramley

Susan Powell

Robert Levy

Marauders Drum Corps

Santa Clara Vanguard

SCV's 1989 Phantom of the Opera Show

Ralph Hardimon

Murray Gusseck

Kirk Gay

Jim Casella

Kari Klier

Kevin Erickson

Doug Wolf

Blake Wilkins & Compendium

Lisa Rogers

Robert Shay

Darin Olson

Jeanne Sinquefield


John WIlliams Wikipedia page

The Olympic Fanfare