Featured Composer: Pablo Rieppi

Pablo Rieppi is truly a man about town (in New York City). He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the American Symphony Orchestra, and he is the Principal Percussionist of the Gotham Symphony Orchestra. Pablo has played in a number of contemporary music ensembles and Broadway shows (including Legally Blonde and West Side Story) and with jazz and R&B greats, including Joe Zawinul, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles.

Pablo’s compositions have won film festival awards (music for the film Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story) and been performed by the New York University Percussion Ensemble and VisionIntoArt (on tour in Italy). Bachovich carries Pablo’s book Snare Drum Technique: Essential Exercises for Daily Practice, which provides the perfect warm-up routine for all drummers (beginner and professional; classical, rudimental, and set player).

Good luck Pablo on what is surely a busy fall 2009.