Programs: Percussion

Kyle Brightwell

Kyle Brightwell joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2012-13 season. He began his musical studies on piano and guitar at age four, and began focusing on percussion studies at age eleven. An avid performer/percussionist living in Boston, Mr. Brightwell has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, U.S. Navy Band, U.S. Army […]

Timothy Genis

Timothy Genis joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in May 1993 as assistant timpani of the BSO and timpani of the Boston Pops Orchestra. Mr. Genis attended the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music. From July 1991 until his BSO appointment, he was associate timpani and assistant principal percussion of the Honolulu Symphony. Previously […]

Samuel Solomon

Samuel Z. Solomon teaches percussion at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston University, is Percussion Director of The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI), and Artistic Director of the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar. From 2007-2011 he was president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. His book, “How to Write for Percussion,” has received critical acclaim from […]