Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 110 - Victoria Sparks, 2018

University of Manitoba Percussion Professor Victoria Sparks returns to the podcast!  After getting hit with the “hard” questions, Victoria talks about her experience as the subject of the documentary “Concerto” (03:50), her now full-time position at the University of Manitoba and facts about the Winnipeg Jets (10:25), her previous position teaching Music Therapy at Canadian Mennonite University (31:30), other professional activities (35:10), and finally gets to deal with some Random Ass Questions (38:45).

Finishing with a Rave on the American Masters’ Documentary “Itzhak” (01:02:40).


Listen to This and The Rest is Noise - Alex Ross

Victoria Sparks 2016 Episode

Victoria Sparks’ Prairie Percussion Page

The Documentary Concerto

Mark Scheifele

Brendan Thompson

Wall-E Animation Sound Design

James Brown’s T.A.M.I. Show Appearance

The Handmaid’s Tale ballet

“I’m Bound to Pack It Up” - The White Stripes

Josh Armstrong

“Reflections on the Nature of Water” - Jacob Druckman

“Velocities” - Joseph Schwantner

“Merlin” - Andrew Thomas

“Man in the Mirror” - Michael Jackson

French Kiss trailer

Norway House

The West Wing

The West Wing Weekly

Marimba Challenge Cup