John R. Beck serves on the faculties of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Wake Forest University, and is a performer with the Winston-Salem and Greensboro Symphony orchestras, Brass Band of Battle Creek, the Philidor Percussion Group, and the Blue Mountain Ensemble. Beck is a Past President of the Percussive Arts Society and holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and the Eastman School of Music. He is a recipient of the 2018 League of American Orchestras Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service for his work in hospital research using group drumming with cancer patients.
John R. Beck
UNC School of the Arts / Winston-Salem Symphony