Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 87 - Andrea Venet

University of North Florida Percussion Professor and half of the percussion duo Escape Ten Andrea Venet chats about getting the UNF job and Scampi, the Jumbo Shrimp (01:55), making audiobook versions of the Grout text to handle the oral exams at Eastman (17:10), the story of Escape Ten (25:55), growing up in Tucson and Phoenix (32:25), going to Arizona State for undergrad (48:20), Rutgers (NJ) for the master’s (56:15), working in Dallas and later Virginia (01:05:35), going to Eastman for the DMA (01:14:25), being a woman in the percussion world (01:19:35), and the rest of the Random-Ass Questions (01:25:35).

Finishing with a rave on the TV show Atlanta (01:46:55).


Andrea Venet's website

Andrea Venet's UNF page

Escape Ten

Drew Tucker

Shaun Martin

Valerie Naranjo

Line Upon Line

Scampi, the Jumbo Shrimp Mascot

Charlotte Mabrey

Megan Arns

A History of Western Music - Donald Grout

Ron Swanson's Pyramid of Greatness

American Pharoah wins Triple Crown, 2015

J. B. Smith

"Dances of Earth and Fire" - Peter Klatzow

"Chaconne" - J. S. Bach

"Canaries" - Elliot Carter

"Marimbology" - Gunther Schuller

She-e Wu

Aaron Ragsdale

"Velocities" - Joseph Schwantner

"Merlin" - Andrew Thomas

"Rebellion" - Stephen Rush

Kenan Wylie

Michael Burritt

Star Trek into Darkness trailer

Anchorman trailer

"Thriller" - Michael Jackson

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn