UCF Guest Artist Recital: Oliver Xu, Percussion

  • 4000 Central Florida Boulevard Orlando, FL 32816

Percussionist Oliver Xu has been internationally recognized as a solo performer advocating for contemporary music. Based in New York City, he was awarded a Benzaquen Career Advancement Grant by The Juilliard School after graduating with his master’s degree. This season’s highlights include a guest artist recital at Ithaca College’s Ford Hall and two world premiere performances with New York Classical Players. In recent years, he has won the Percussive Arts Society Solo Artist Competition and the Great Plains International Marimba Competition. He has also received Third Prize at the Sixth IPEA International Percussion Competition and the Youth Jury Prize at the TROMP International Percussion Competition. In November of 2019, he was selected as one of six semi-finalists at the 74th Geneva International Music Competition. Oliver is proud to endorse Marimba One, Zildjian, and Black Swamp Percussion products.

Dates:
March 28, 2024
Price:
Free
Time:
TBA

Percussionist Oliver Xu has been internationally recognized as a solo performer advocating for contemporary music. Based in New York City, he was awarded a Benzaquen Career Advancement Grant by The Juilliard School after graduating with his master’s degree. This season’s highlights include a guest artist recital at Ithaca College’s Ford Hall and two world premiere performances with New York Classical Players. In recent years, he has won the Percussive Arts Society Solo Artist Competition and the Great Plains International Marimba Competition. He has also received Third Prize at the Sixth IPEA International Percussion Competition and the Youth Jury Prize at the TROMP International Percussion Competition. In November of 2019, he was selected as one of six semi-finalists at the 74th Geneva International Music Competition. Oliver is proud to endorse Marimba One, Zildjian, and Black Swamp Percussion products.