Lee Forrest Ferguson is no stranger to diversity, having played Bossa Nova, Irish Trad, Rock, Heavy Metal, and Jazz Fusion, as well as Baroque and Classical chamber and symphonic music.
As a performer of new music, Lee works mostly in solo and chamber music genres, and plays with the Holst Sinfonietta, the New Music initiative, SUONO MOBILE, and is one half of duo Contour. A founding member of the Black Forest Percussion Group, he instigated in 2016 their performance of Steve Reichs Drumming.
Ferguson studied as a scholarship student at the University of Iowa under Thomas L. Davis (1991-5). In 1995 he received a Bachelor of Music in percussion performance, and then was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study with Bernhard Wulff at the Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik in Freiburg, Germany (1996-8). He is a percussion instructor at the Jugendmusikschule Sdlicher Breisgau in Staufen and Musikschule Sdschwarzwald in Waldshut-Tiengen, Southwest Germany.
RESERVATIONS: Tickets are available to FMU students, faculty, and staff at no charge upon showing an FMU ID. Tickets to the general public are $10, as space allows. The FMU PAC Ticket Office at 201 South Dargan Street is open Monday through Friday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm, or by calling 843-661-4444.