Regional Education Artist - Iowa - United States
Christopher Wilson is a Doctoral candidate in Percussion Performance at the University of Northern Colorado. Mr. Wilson is a fast-rising artist who has appeared as soloist, chamber musician and clinician throughout the United States.
As a soloist Mr. Wilson has helped to introduce the marimba to public audiences in settings outside of the concert hall, and has given traditional recitals as guest artist at many collegiate campuses. He is also an active chamber musician, most notably as a member of the Wilson Duo with wife, bassoonist Jacqueline Wilson.
Mr. Wilson has been equally active as a writer, clinician and pedagogue.
He has had articles on the marimba published by Percussive Arts Society’s Percussive Notes. As an in demand educator, Mr. Wilson has given workshops and assemblies on all areas of percussion at hundreds of K-12 schools throughout the Midwest. He has taught collegiate courses at Lakeland College (WI) and Kirkwood Community College (IA).
As an incoming Doctoral candidate, Mr. Wilson is a Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Gray Barrier. He is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory and Eastern Washington University. His principal teachers include Nancy Zeltsman and Martin Zyskowski. He is a sponsored member of Pearl Drums’ Regional Education Arts Program.