Texas Tech Percussion Professor, Co-Director of NCPP and the first female President of the Percussive Arts Society, Lisa Rogers, talks about getting the Texas Tech job (02:05), starting “Apocalypso Now” (21:10), being PAS President and the first female to hold the job (27:10), growing up in Port Lavaca, TX and her early involvement in the arts (38:35), going to Texas State and then Texas Tech for undergrad (55:15), eventually starting and loving the Master’s Degree at Texas Tech (01:10:35), doing the doctorate at the University of Oklahoma while also later teaching there (01:18:05), and then is subjected to Random-Ass Questions (01:31:10).
Finishing with a rave on the book Schadenfreude: A Love Story and Trainspotting (01:45:55).
Lisa Rogers' Texas Tech Page
"Brown Girl in the Ring"
Musser Marimba Orchestra Project
"Portico" - Tom Gauger
"Green Mountains" - Gary Burton
"Moonchild" - Gary Burton
"Grand Fantasy in C Major" - Raymond Helble
"English Suite" - William Kraft
"Concerto for Percussion and Small Orchestra" - Darius Milhaud
"Crown of Thorns" - David Maslanka
"Chameleon Music" - Dan Welcher
"Twilight Offering Music" - Blake Wilkins
"Concerto for Marimba" - Robert Kurka
"Concerto for Marimba" - Ney Rosauro
"Variations on Lost Love" - David Maslanka
A Soprano on Her Head - Eloise Ristad
Schadenfreude, A Love Story - Rebecca Schuman