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Percussionist/Composer Jonathan Ovalle is assistant professor of music and co-coordinator of the percussion program at the University of Michigan where he serves as the co-director of the University's famed percussion ensemble and director of the Latin jazz ensemble. Active as a solo, symphonic, and chamber performer, he has performed with the Sarasota Opera, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Brass Band of Battle Creek, and the Detroit Chamber Winds. As a drum set/jazz artist, he has been privileged to share the stage with artists such as Jon Hendricks, Vic Juris, Ann Hampton Callaway, David Hazeltine, Phil Markowitz, Harold Danko, Stephanie Nakassian, Tim Whalen, and Gunnar Mossblad. 

 

An active composer and arranger, his Danza Furioso for xylophone soloist and marimba trio was premiered at PASIC 2012 with the composer as soloist. His work Three Movements for Conga Soloist and Percussion Trio, written for Neeraj Mehta, was also premiered in 2012 and received a showcase performance at PASIC 2013 in a concert featuring new works for world percussion soloist with percussion chamber ensemble. 

 

Other more recent composition/arranging projects include Epic Proportions for percussion ensemble, commissioned by the Texas A&M University-Commerce Percussion Ensemble as well percussion arrangements for the touring production of Ballroom with a Twist, created by a “pro” from Dancing with the Stars. His most recent composition is a solo piece scored for 4 triangles entitled Triangulation, commissioned by Mark Berry, owner of Living Sound Triangles.

 

Jonathan has previously served as the director of percussion studies at the University of Toledo (2006–2011) and as the percussion coordinator/arranger for Plymouth Canton Educational Park in Canton, MI (2001–2006) where he was also on staff as the drumline arranger and instructor from 1995–2001. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and is an artist/endorser with Pearl/Adams, Zildjian, Remo, and Innovative Percussion.

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  • Having composed 555 keyboard sonatas, the Sonata in D minor (K. 141) represents only a fraction of Domenico Scarlatti's voluminous catalog of keyboard works. The "Allegro" features an aggressive and percussive style which lends itself well to a marimba duo arrangement for experienced players. In order to create maximum intrigue for both the performers...

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  • What happens when you mix two parts First Construction in Metal (Cage), three parts Bonham (Rouse), a dash of industrial spice, and a heaping dose of Vinnie Colaiuta-style groove? You get Jonathan Ovalle's raucous and exciting new work Echo Funk.  Using a creative array of mostly drums and metal instruments (often found objects), the piece features a...

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