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Important Update:

UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.


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David Hardman, Director of Percussion Studies, is originally from Richmond, Indiana.  He previously taught at the University of Miami, the University of South Florida and St. Petersburg College. David has played and/or recorded with numerous world-class musicians, including jazz artists Joe Lovano, Phil Woods, Nat Adderley, and the Woody Herman Band, and pop acts Yes, Ray Charles and Barry Gibb. He has performed with the Florida Philharmonic, Florida Orchestra, New World Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony, and Oklahoma City Philharmonic, as well as the acclaimed Brass Band of Battle Creek. With degrees from the University of Cincinnati and Ball State University, David is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Miami. During summers he is on the percussion faculty at the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan.

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