Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 112 - John W. Parks, IV (Part 2)

Part 2 with FSU Percussion Professor John W. Parks IV as he talks about growing up in Gastonia, NC, info about Wake Forest, UNCG and the Eastern Music Festival, and getting the percussion bug (01:10), going to Furman University (SC) for undergrad and his student teaching experiences (19:40), going to Northwestern for his Master’s and FSU’s Ethnomusicology program (33:15), getting his doctorate at Eastman, taking Comps there, and his first job at Samford University (AL) (52:40), his 3 years working at Kansas University (01:11:40), and he handles the Random Ass Questions (01:18:00).

Finishing with a Rave on the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater (01:34:10).


Part 1 with John

Beethoven: The Ninth Symphony (Revised) - David Levy

John Shaw

Eric Schweikert

Eastern Music Festival

James Worthy

Leonard Hamilton

“Separate Ways” - Journey

“Tom Sawyer” - Rush

Carmina Burana - Carl Orff

Grant Dalton

Angie Zator Nelson

Brian Resnick

Matt Gold

“Merlin” - Andrew Thomas

Krebs Cycle

Clif Walker

Dan McGuire

John Paynter

Patsy Dash

Ed Harrison

Michael Burritt

Michael Udow

John H. Beck

“Colas Breugnon” Xylophone Excerpt

Blake Tyson

Payton McDonald

Steven Owen

Megan Arns

Abby Rehard

Michael Bakan

Dale Olsen

Donald Hunsberger

Gwen Dease

Nate Bartlett

Lee Vincent

McCoy Tyner

Girolamo Frescobaldi

Tracy Wiggins

Kevin Bobo

“Billie Jean” - Michael Jackson/Tony Succar

Hellraiser trailer

Alien trailer

Jaws trailer

Manos: The Hands of Fate trailer

The Disaster Artist trailer

“It’s Halloween” - The Shaggs

Concerto for Marimba - Tomas Svoboda

Piano Concerto in G Major, 2nd movement - Maurice Ravel


Alvin Ailey Dance Theater