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IUP Percussion Ensemble

The IUP Percussion Ensemble performed at the 2002 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Columbus, Ohio. Percussion alumni later gathered for a reception at a local restaurant.


Kneeling left to right: Jim Catalano ’75 and Don Baker M’72; standing: Jack Stamp ’76, IUP director of Bands and IUP percussion alumnus; Gary Olmstead, IUP director of Percussion; Ron Horner ’78, adjunct IUP percussion instructor and IUP percussion alumnus; Dan Knipple ’78, Bob Snider ’78, and Kevin Danish ’77. Other alumni joining the group were Gail Volk ’67; Rich Pantaleo ’69; Morgan Maddox ’83; Tom Murphy ’87; Andy Bennekamper ’90; Chris Hestin ’93, M’99; Brian West M’94; Mike Silliman M’98; Jim Graham ’99; Scott Haskitt ’00; Jeff Mulvihill M’00; and Ryan Skiles ’00. David Martynuik, IUP Marching Band director, and David Eyler and Alison Shaw, former IUP percussion sabbatical replacement instructors, also attended the reception.