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Al Cerulo – Percussionist
 

  • Al Cerulo

    Al Cerulo

    Percussionist

    About Al Cerulo

    Al Cerulo, a founding member of Mantra Percussion, has been praised for his work as a musician and educator, both nationally and internationally. Al is an advocate for the commissioning and performing of new works by up-and-coming composers to help move forward and breath new life into the art which is music.

    Along with his own ensembles, he has been privileged to perform with groups such as the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, Sospeso Ensemble, Either/Or, and the Philadelphia Virtuoso Society to name a few.  He has worked along side great composers such as Pierre Boulez, George Crumb, Mario Davidowsky, Michael Gordon, and Steve Reich, just to name a few.  As a recording artist, he can be heard on a variety of recording labels such as Nexus, UTF, Innova Records, Lock Step Records and Bridgewater.

    Al holds a masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music and degree in music education from William Paterson University.  He has studied under the great tutelage of Raymond DesRoches, Peter Jarvis, Tom Kolor, Chris Lamb, Duncan Patton, Jim Preiss and Steven Schick


 

EVENTS

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VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/embed/P0kpTfRZeuc
Michael Gordon: loved.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/sNH8wzKpmT8
Jude Traxler: In Modifier Keys
https://www.youtube.com/embed/BYpgpCmwpKc?start=youtu.be
Eve Beglarian: Until It Blazes
https://www.youtube.com/embed/t3__-3RFk7w?start=youtu.be
Mathew Rosenblum: Shiny Object Syndrome
https://www.youtube.com/embed/0kNDZR0RvvY
Paula Matthusen: For these things that can be told / until mystery becomes elegy
https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZScPVonjGZk?start=youtu.be
Echo Artifact: Prelude
https://www.youtube.com/embed/gdj7to1x_JU?start=youtu.be
Mantra Percussion: Dark Full Ride by Julia Wolfe
https://www.youtube.com/embed/BMfhLXbtXdI?start=youtu.be
Al Cerulo: Artist Profile

Michael Gordon: loved.

Jude Traxler: In Modifier Keys

Eve Beglarian: Until It Blazes

Mathew Rosenblum: Shiny Object Syndrome

Paula Matthusen: For these things that can be told / until mystery becomes elegy

Echo Artifact: Prelude

Mantra Percussion: Dark Full Ride by Julia Wolfe

Al Cerulo: Artist Profile

This video features excerpts from a performance on the 2018 GAIDA Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania.

MUSIC


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