Trusted by the best!
Ginger is an accomplished performing percussionist, having performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Rich Little, Jack Benny, The Mills Brothers, Milt Jackson, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Art Garfunkle, Mannheim Steamroller, and the National Touring Company of Jesus Christ Superstar-25th Anniversary Tour. Having performed in Europe, Canada, and extensively in the United States, she has played as principal percussionist with the Spokane Symphony and Chamber orchestras, Toledo Symphony, Seattle Opera Orchestra, and has served on the faculty at National Music Camp (Interlochen Center for the Arts). Currently, Ginger is regularly performing with Music Theater of Wichita and the Newtown Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra.
Music Theatre of Wichita – Pit Percussionist – (1992 – current)
Wichita Symphony Orchestra – Section Player – (1997 – current)
Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony – Principal Percussionist – (1999 – current)
Wichita Wind Ensemble Professional Band – (2011)
2000 – 2011
International Percussion Symposium III – Escuela Nacional de Musica of the University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico – guest artist/clinician with 3 day residency. Clinics – Marimba/Vibe & ‘Pecussion in the Pit’ .
Touring Performer – ‘Drums Around the World’ – for Academic Entertainment, Inc,playing a 6 week tour of school assemblies in 8 states.
Clinician – Vibraphone Fundamentals – PAS Kansas Day of Percussion
Guest Artist/Performer – University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, playing on a former student’s graduate recital, and presenting a clinic – ‘The Private Studio-How to Make it Work’.
Mannheim Steamroller – Auxiliary percussionist – Wichita, KS performance
Guest Artist/Clinician – North Carolina Day of Percussion – Drumset Fundamentals and session topic – Women in Percussion.
Guest Artist/Clinician – Campbell University – private lessons, master class and soloist with Campbell University Wind Ensemble.
The National Touring Company of Jesus Christ Superstar 25th Anniversary Tour – substitute pit percussionist.
Backup Percussionist for:
Diamond W Wranglers Art Garfunkle
Luciano Pavarotti Milt Jackson
Placido Domingo The Mills Brothers
Jack Benny Rolf Harris
Rich Little The Sandpipers
Principal Percussionist – Spokane Symphony and Chamber Orchestras – (1968-1978)
Section Player – The Toledo Symphony
Section Player – The Seattle Opera Company
Soloist/Performer – People to People European Tour
Guest Performer – Lawrence Welk Top Tunes and New Talent, misc television and stage performances