Michael Sparhuber

Lecturer, Director of Percussion PR/Production Manager, Cornell Concert Series


Michael Sparhuber is the Director of Percussion in Cornell’s Music Department, where he leads the Cornell Percussion Ensemble. He is a 2012 graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Don Liuzzi, Robert Van Sice, and Alan Abel.  As a performer, he has worked with conductors Simon Rattle and Alan Gilbert, and GRAMMY-winning ensembles including Eighth Blackbird and The Crossing.

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