Dr. Kendra McLean, Percussionist

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Dr. Kendra McLean

You can hear Kendra playing marimba on her YouTube video of Land by  Takatsugu Muramatsu here:

And here's a link a music video of Kendra with the CrossTalk electronic percussion ensemble at The University of Arizona. (The music starts at about 3 minutes and 20 seconds into the video. http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=58422846 

Percussionist: Performer, and Music Educator

Dr. Kendra McLean specializes in the following percussion instruments:

Concert Percussion
    Timpani, Snare Drum, Cymbals, Tambourine, Triangle, etc.

Mallet Percussion
    Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Orchestra Bells, and Gyil (Ghanaian Xylophone)

Drum Set
    Jazz, Latin, and Rock Styles

Hand Drumming
    Djembe and other African Drums


Steel Drums

Kendra's Past Live Events: 

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra "Sounds of the Season" concert, December 6th, 2:30pm at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, WA

Miho & Diego Steel Drum Ensemble, private event in Burien, WA, December 11th

Emerald Ballet Theater and Rainier Symphony Ballet Orchestra Nutcracker Ballet, December 12 and 13, 2pm at the Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell, WA. More info at

PLU Steel Pan Ensemble concert, November 13th, 8pm  at Lagerquist Concert Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Northwest Sinfonia "Origins: Life and the Universe" audiovisual concert, November 7th, 2pm at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra concert, November 7th, 7:30pm at Westminster Chapel, Bellevue, WA

Rainier Symphony opening concert, "Heroic Triumph," October 10th, 7:30pm and October 11th, 3pm at the Foster Performing Arts Center in Tukwila, WA

Tacoma Symphony Orchestra opening concert, "Russian Season Opening," October 3rd, 7:30pm at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, WA, Rebroadcast on 98.1 Classical King FM on October 16th at 9pm.

Yakima Symphony Orchestra opening concert, "Cirque de la Symphonie," September 26th, 7:30pm at The Capitol Theater in Yakima, WA

Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra Wine Tasting and Fundraiser, September 19th at The Bravern in Bellevue, Bach marimba duets with Seattle marimbist Memmi Ochi.

Olympia Symphony Orchestra outdoor concert, July 26th at 5:30 pm, on the Capitol Lawn.
Marimba in the Garden, Kendra McLean and Seattle marimbist Memmi Ochi performed Bach duet transcriptions and arrangements on marimba for the Symphony of Gardens Tour in Bellevue on Sunday, June 28th, 2015, 1-2pm. This event was a fund raiser for the Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra.
Drumming in the Park, On Saturday, June 20th, Kendra facilitated a drum circle hosted by the Washington Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society at Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, Washington.

Federal Way Symphony, Saturday, June 20th, a free outdoor performance as part of Federal Way's 25th Anniversary Celebration in Town Square.
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