Wannapha Yannavut

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Additional Information

EDUCATION

The University of Iowa, School of Music, Iowa City, IA, USA Doctor of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance and Pedagogy, May 2016

Secondary area in Conducting Dissertation: “An Exploration of Thai Traditional Music for Western Percussion Instruments”

 

Mahidol University, College of Music, Thailand

Master of Arts (Music) Degree in Percussion Performance, February 2006

Prince of Songkhla University, Pattani Campus, Thailand

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Thai Language and Literature, March 2001

 

Music Instructors

– Dr. Daniel Moore          2013-2016

Director of The Percussion Program, The University of Iowa

– Dr. John W. Parks IV           2008

Assistant Professor of Percussion, The Florida State University

– Mrs. Kae Reed                       2001-2006

Professor of Percussion, College of Music, Mahidol University

Director of Integrated Percussion Ensemble

– Mr. Shane Taylor Constant            2003-2004

Professor of Percussion, College of Music, Mahidol University

– Mr. Shawn Kelly               2002-2003

Professor of Drums, College of Music, Mahidol University

– Mr. Supawat Panpum                 2001

Professor of Percussion, College of Music, Mahidol University

– Mr. Pinai Preechaporn               1995-1996

Professor of Music, Montfort College Band

– Mr. Chumpol Channarong, Ms. Nanhathai Vitayanantapornkul         1990-1994

Professor of Music, Regina Ceoli College School Band

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

– Percussion Instructor, College of Music, Mahidol University, Thailand    2006-Present

– Director of the Integrated Percussion Ensemble, College of Music,           2006-Present

Mahidol University, Thailand

– Teaching Assistant, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA          2015-2016

– Instructor of Percussion, Music Campus for General Public,                      2006-2009

Mahidol University, Thailand

– Instructor of Percussion, Music Master School, Bangkok, Thailand           2003-2006

– Instructor of Percussion, Music and Arts Education, Bangkok, Thailand   2002-2003

 

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE

International Appearances

Mahidol Percussion Duo, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, An International

Showcase Concert with Andrew Thierauf, as Thai representative, Percussive Arts Society

International Convention, Indianapolis, 22 November 2014

– Member of Iowa Percussion: East-West Percussion Ensemble, Percussive Arts Society

International Convention, World Ensemble Competition Winner, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis, 15 November 2013

Professional Ensembles

– Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra: Principal Timpani 2017-Present, Principal

Percussion/Timpani 2009-2012, Principal Percussion 2007-2012, Percussion 2005-2007,

Extra Percussion 2013-2016

– Pandilirium Steel Band: Tenor Player 2014-2016

– 319 Ensemble: a new music ensemble in Iowa City, Percussion 2015-2016

– Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra: Extra Percussion 2011

– Bangkok Symphony Orchestra: Extra Percussion 2008

– National Symphony Orchestra: Extra percussion 2007

– West Side Story, Bangkok: Guest Timpani/Percussion 2006

– Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Bangkok, Thailand: Percussion 2003

Professional Soloist

– Thomas Beverly Ocotillo, solo performance on multi-percussion, seasonally, variable

electronics, and video piece, The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, 2014

– Gary D. Ziek Concerto for Percussion and Percussion Ensemble (Soloist),

Mus’Art Percussion Ensemble, Jurong GRC, Singapore, 2008

– Ney Rosauro Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble (Soloist),

Mahidol Wind Symphony, Capt. Prateep S. BALRSM Conductor, 2007

– Ney Rosauro Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble (Soloist),

Integrated Percussion Ensemble, Kae Hashimoto Conductor, 2006

– Minoru Miki Marimba Spiritual (Soloist) with 3 percussionists,

Integrated Percussion Ensemble Concert, Salaya, Thailand, 2003

University of Iowa, School of Music (2013-2016)

– University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra: Percussion 2013-2016

– University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra: Percussion 2013-2016

– University of Iowa Percussion Ensemble: Percussion 2013-2016

– University of Iowa American Steel Pan Band: Tenor Player 2013-2016

– University of Iowa Center for New Music Ensemble: Percussion 2013-2016

Mahidol University, College of Music (2001-2006)

– Mahidol Wind Symphony: Percussion 2005

– Mahidol Wind Camerata: Percussion 2004-2005

– Mahidol University Band Concert: Percussion 2004-2005

– Mahidol Wind Ensemble: Percussion 2003-2004

– Mahidol University Symphony Orchestra: Percussion 2002

– Mahidol Symphonic Band: Principal Percussion 2001-2002

– Integrated Percussion Ensemble: Soloist, Graduate Conductor, and Percussion 2001-2006

Youth Ensemble (2003-2004)

– South East Asian Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble: Percussion 2004

– South East Asian Youth Wind Ensemble: Principal Percussion 2003

 

RECORDING/PUBLICATION

– Guest Percussionist on Brian’s Works Album, “Long Shadow, Short Fall,” Duo vibraphone, Temple block and Guitar with Paul Cesarczyk, Jan 20, 2017

– Guest Percussionist on Saxowatdeekrap by Shyen Lee, 2010

“Cracking Bamboo” Mahidol Music Journal, Vol. 18 No. 3, November 2012, pp. 52-55.

“TBPC 2011” Mahidol Music Journal, Vol. 16 No. 10, June 2011, pp. 88-90.

– “Professional Percussionist” Mahidol Music Journal, Vol. 16 No. 3, November 2010, pp. 74-77.

 

PROFESSIONAL CLINICIAN

– Guest Lecturer at Silpakorn University, Faculty of Music                          May 1, 2017

– Guest Lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Education,          Feb 7, 2017

Music Department

– Percussion Lecturer, Master of Music and Arts (MA Special Program),    2016-Present

Mahidol University, Thailand

– Timpani, Steel Pan, An Exploration of Thai Traditional Music for            July 25-29, 2016

Western Percussion Instruments Master Classes, National Sun

Yat-Sen University Visiting, Mahidol University, Thailand

– Guest Clinician and Tutor at Thailand Brass and Percussion Camp,          Oct 3-7, 2016

Salaya, Thailand

– Guest Clinician and Tutor at Thai Youth Orchestra, Bangkok, Thailand    2012

– Percussion Seminar, Lecturer, Mahidol University                                     2012

– Music Pedagogy Seminar in Percussion, Lecturer, Mahidol University     2011

– Tutor at South East Asian Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble               2010, 2006-2008

– Guest Clinician at Sompoi Pittayakom, Srisaket, Thailand                         2010

– Percussion Clinic in Thailand International Wind Ensemble                      2009

Competition

– Workshop: Classical and Contemporary Percussion on the 7th ASEAN     2009

Youth Cultural Forum

– Guest Clinician at Yala Municipality Youth Orchestra                               2017, 2009

Music Summer Camp

– Guest Clinician short term-study for Percussion Teacher of Yala               2009

Municipality Youth Orchestra

– Percussion Master Class at University of Santo Tomas,                              2008

Conservatory of Music, Manila, Philippines

– Percussion Master Class at Music Department, Burapha University           2007

– Master Class at South Asian Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble            2006-2008

– Master Class at Asian Symphonic Band Competition                                 2006-2007

 

COMMITTEES

Mahidol University, College of Music

– Major Advisor, M.M., Pong Nakornchai, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.M., Guntiga Comenaphatt, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.M., Vorapon Thannuekmessinkul, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.M., Nawapat Chatdamrongmongkol, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.M., Nantanat Supawibool, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.A., Siwawut Wattanawongkeeree, 2016-17

– Major Advisor, M.A., Watchara Atchariyavaranon, 2016-17

– Graduate Lecture Recital Co-Advisor, D.M., Surasi Chanoksakul, 2016

– Graduate Lecture Recital Co-Advisor, D.M., Jakkaphan Chaiya, 2016

– The 17th Osaka International Music Competition, 2016

– The 12th Osaka International Music Competition, 2011

– The 10th Osaka International Music Competition, 2009

– Search Committee, Assistant Director of Bands, 2008-2011

– The Settrade Music Competition, Nov 12 and 19, 2016, 2007-2008, 2010, 2012

– Brass and Percussion Scholarship Audition, Committee, 2016, 2010-2012

– Music Entertainment Scholarship Audition, Committee, 2010

– Thailand Marimba Competition, 2009

– SAYOWE Audition Committee, 2006-2010

– Scholarship Committee, 2006-Present

– School Audition Committee, 2006-Present

 

Outside Committees

– PYO Audition Committee at Princess Galyani Institute of Music, October 8, 2016

– TIME Curriculum, Percussion, 2016

– Music Seminar, “Nurture of Thai’s Children Musical Talented Project,” Committee, 2010

– Austria Music Scholarship Audition Committee, 2009

– The 7th ASEAN Youth Cultural Forum, “Percussion and Dance: Tradition meets contemporary,” Committee, 2009

– Photisarn Phittaya Music Contest, Committee, 2009

 

HONORS/ORGANIZATIONS/AWARDS

– Alternate winner and finalist, the UI Concerto and Area Competition 2014, Emmanuel

Sejourne Marimba Concerto and Orchestra, the University of Iowa, School of Music, November 2014

– GSS (Graduate Student Senate) Travel Funds Award, the University of Iowa, 2014

– World Ensemble Competition Winner, Iowa Percussion: East-West Percussion Ensemble

Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis, (a group member), November 2013

– Instructor Development Scholarship, Mahidol University, 2013-2016

– Voted, “Best Musician of TPO” on November 2010

– Thailand Brass and Percussion Conference – Co-Chair, 2009 and 2011

– Thailand Marimba Competition – Chair, 2009

– Percussive Art Society (PAS) Member, 2005-present

– Passed to the final round (last 5 Bands) of Concert Band Competition at Seri Center,

– Bangkok, Thailand w/ Regina Ceoli College Band, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 1995

– The Champion, the Gold Medal of Thailand Marching Band Competition (T.M.B), Bangkok, Thailand, 1995

 

ARRANGMENTS/COMPOSITIONS

Oh I Say by H.M. King Bhumibol, arranged for percussion ensemble, Jan, 2017

Mang Poo Tom Dok, Traditional Northeast Thai folk song, arranged for percussion ensemble, 2016

Krao Talung Dance, Traditional Thai folk song, arranged for percussion ensemble, 2016

Bats Eat Bananas, Traditional Thai folk song, arranged for mallets percussion quartet (excerpt), 2016

Oh I Say by H.M. King Bhumibol, arranged for steel band, 2015

Long Mae Ping Fantasia, Traditional Northern Thai folk song, arranged for percussion ensemble, 2015

Long Mae Ping Fantasia, Traditional Northern Thai folk song, arranged for solo marimba, 2014

Bats Eat Bananas, Traditional Thai folk song, arranged for percussion ensemble, 2013

 

WORKS COMMISSIONED FOR WANNAPHA YANNAVUT

Tone Loss for multiple-percussion solo by James Ogburn written 2013, premiered 3 January 2014

Spirit Song for vibraphone solo by Barry Sharp written 2013, premiered 3 January 2014

Contrasts for snare drum solo by Will Huff written 2013, premiered 3 January 2014