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Emerson Elias Wahl

Emerson Wahl

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Meany Hall, Rm. 53


M. Mus, Percussion Performance, University of Washington, 2018
B.Mus, Percussion Performance, California State University, Northridge, 2016
Associate of Arts, Drum Set, Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA, 2011

     Emerson Wahl is a percussionist, educator, and composer hailing from Los Angeles, California. A passion for collaboration continues to reward him with significant musical situations. Wahl has performed and toured extensively with various ensembles in the United States and China. 

Wahl's primary teachers include: Raynor Carroll, Dr. Bonnie Whiting, Mike Crusoe, John Magnussen, Aaron T. Smith, Chuck Silverman, and Bruce Becker. He has also received formative mentoring from William Kraft, Jan Williams, Michael Werner, Stuart Gerber, Naoko Takada, Robert Carson, Tim McIntyre, Bernard Galane, Chuck Flores, Glen Sobel, Andrew Megna, Jason Harnell, and Third Coast Percussion. He was the recipient of the Danielle Salyer Memorial Scholarship for musical and academic excellence from Pierce College in 2013, and the Alcor Endowed Scholarship Fund by the University of Washington upon his acceptance as a graduate student in 2016.