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(Performing as featured soloist at the Arizona P.A.S. Day of Percussion mass steelband concert)
Gary Gibson makes numerous trips throughout the year to perform with college, university, and high school steelbands and percussion ensembles. Usuaully, the program will consist of a mix of arrangements of original compositions from his CDs and the bands' existing repertoires. His visits are often combined with educational clinics and masterclasses on a variety of related topics, such as Trinidad's Panorama competition, jazz improvisation on both steel pan and vibraphone, arranging, composition, and music technology.
Recent appearances have included:
Indiana University, Arizona State University, University of Florida, University of Southern Mississippi, Brigham Young University, University of Alaska/Fairbanks, Walla Walla University, University of Montana, Miami University of Ohio, Wichita State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Jacinto College and North Harris Community College (Houston), Morehead State University, University of Kentucky, University of Toledo, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Washington, the Caribbean Music Festival "PANorama" Steelband competition (part of the Virginia Arts Festival), Kansas State University, Kent State University, and numerous high school steel band programs throughout the United States.