Tarik Ghiradella - drummer


 

Education:

·         2001, Residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts

·         1999-2001, MMA in Music Composition, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

·         1998-1999, Masters Courses in Music Theory, Juilliard, New York, NY

·         1991-1995, BFA Music Composition, SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY

·         1986-1992, Drum and Percussion studies, Long Island Drum Center, Long Island, NY

 

Principal Instructors:

·         Drums: Joe Morello (Dave Brubeck Quartet), Dom Famularo, Jim Chapin, Dave Stark

·         Composition: Richard Danielpour, George Tsontakis

 

Professional Experience - Drums

·         Session Drummer for Hemispheres Studios

·         Drummer for country singer Jamie Tate, current

·         Drummer with the Will McBride Group, NC 2009

·         Susan Said - drummer 1996 – 2004


Session work:

      James Lugo - Hemispheres Recording Studio - Raleigh, NC

     Jason Ross - Hemispheres Recording Studio - Raleigh, NC

       Monxana - Hemispheres Recording Studio - Raleigh, NC

       Damien Damore - Hemispheres Recording Studio - Raleigh, NC

       Joshua Wayne Kendrick  - Hemispheres Recording Studio - Raleigh, NC

       Susan Said The Power Station – NY, NY

       Jason Kerr - Studio 99 - Martinsville, VA

       Brad Wade – Haw River Studio, Haw River NC

       Lynn Massey - Overdub Lanes Studio - Durham, NC

      John Agocs Private Studio

 

CD’s:

·        Kingdom Come - 2011

Jason Kerr (drums)

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·        Polyvinylchloride 2003

Susan Said (drums)

© Copyright-bite records (656613650325)

Record Label: bite records


·        Super Boy 2001

Susan Said (drums)

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Record Label: bite records


·        Thicky 1998

Susan Said (drums)

© Copyright-bite records

                    Record Label: bite records

 

Professional Experience - Composer

·         American Panoramas Commissioned and premiered by The Round Rock Symphony,  2010 

        Premiered at the Round Rock Performing Arts Center, Round Rock, TX

·         Tomb of Lazarus Commissioned by “ThingNY”

   Premiered at Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY 2007

   Second performance at Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY 2008

·         Cenotaph Honorable mention from the Minnesota Symphony Composer’s Institute, 2007

·         Sons and Daughters Commissioned by the Alamance County Arts Council, NC for their 50thanniversary celebration.

   Premiered at Whitley Auditorium, Elon University 2007

   Second performance as part of the Greensboro bicentennial 2008

·         Cenotaph Commissioned by The Astoria Symphony, NY

   Premiered at Symphony Space NY, NY 2006

   Second performance at Riverside Church NY, NY Memorial day, 2006

·         First Lady Commissioned by TACT, Incidental Music for theater.

   Premiered at the New York Historical Society 2002

·         Trisagion Commissioned by Taylor Spence and the Choir at Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights, 2002

·         Time and The Conways Commissioned by TACT, Incidental Music for theater.

   Premiered at the New York Historical Society 2001

·         Songs From The Front Porch Commissioned by Annette Naurraine, NY 2001

   Premiered at Caramoor’s Performers Showcase

·         Caribbean Dances World Premier by The American String Quartet, FL 2001

   Premiered at the Atlantic Center for the Arts

·         Artists-in-Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2001

·         Wawango – for orchestra

   Premiered by the MSM Composer’s Orchestra, Borden Auditorium 2001

·         Where Water Comes Together With Other Water

   Premiered by the MSM Chamber Orchestra, 2000

 

Teaching Experience:

·        Private Drum Instruction – Home Studio

Village Music School, Cary, NC 2008-2009   Private drum instruction.

·        Tact – The Actors Company Theater 2000-2002

  Composed incidental music for theater productions

·        Manhattan School of Music Outreach Education program, 1999-2001

  Presented educational, inspirational and interactive performances to diverse audiences in elementary schools, middle schools, hospitals, senior living residences, hospices, and other community centers in New York City.

·        Long Island Drum Center- Drum Instructor 1989-1996

 

 

Awards

·        Honorable mention from the Minnesota Symphony Composer's Institute, 2007

·        Grant from the Alamance County Arts Council 2007

·        Artist in Residence, Atlantic Center for the Arts 2001

·        Student of the Year Award, NY Percussion Academy 1990