Emilson, C. Rudolph

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C. Rudolph Emilson


Born: 20 September 1939, Hammonsport, New York

Died: 25 Feb 2006

Country: USA

Studies: S.U.N.Y., Fredonia (B.Mus.Ed.1961), Ithaca College (M.M.1967), Indiana University

Teachers: Warren Benson, Harvey Phillips

Born: March 20, 1939

With degrees from the State University of New York at Fredonia (BS Music Education), Ithaca College (MM Performance), and Indiana University (DM), Rudy studied tuba performance with Harvey Phillips and was the first recipient of the William J. Bell Memorial Scholarship at IU.

After serving 32 years on the music faculty at Fredonia State, he recently retired to devote more time to the restoration of the Victorian mansion in which he and his family live. While at Fredonia he taught tuba, class percussion, and conducting. He also directed the Fredonia Brass Choir and College Symphony Orchestra.

Rudy is a member of the Kappa Gamma Pso and Pi Kappa Lambda fraternities, T.U.B.A., MENC and NYSSMA.[1]

Works for Percussion

10 21st Century Duets for Advanced DrummersPercussion Duet
12 Duets for the Intermediate Snare Drummer – Percussion Duet