Previewing Lee's Symphonic Symphonic Snare Drum Lab at PASIC 2016.
Percussive Notes - September, 2016
Suggestions on how to prepare for the unexpected at orchestral percussion auditions.
Percussive Notes - March, 2010 drumchattr.com - September, 2010
Previewing Lee's Symphonic Clinic at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention.
Percussive Notes - August / September, 2009
Nokes & Nicolai: Boston, MA Drum Builders, 1912 - 1926
An article about early Boston drum builders Nokes & Nicolai.
Not So Modern Drummer Magazine - Volume 16.1, Winter 2010
Note: Updated article can now be found at BostonDrumBuilders.com/nokes&nicolai.html
What are some of the common issues with snare drumming at orchestral auditions? How does one go about addressing problems in each of these areas?
Percussive Notes - April, 2009
The Innovations of Harry A. Bower
An article about early 20th century author, inventor, and Boston Symphony Percussionist, Harry A. Bower.
Not So Modern Drummer Magazine - Volume 15.1, Winter 2009 (Excerpts), LeeVinson.com - 2009
Note: Updated article can now be found at BostonDrumBuilders.com/bower.html
An interview by Omar Carmenates which covers a lot of bases including a little bit about my background, the process of auditioning, and getting started with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007.
Percussive Notes - August, 2008
Zildjian.com - August, 2007
This article addresses the connection between technical practice and mental visualization in preparing excerpts for an audition.
LeeVinson.com - 2008, drumchattr.com - August, 2010
Outline used for my one hour clinic on all things related to snare drum technique.
The Rudimental Connection (.pdf)
Drawing connections between the Percussive Arts Society International Drum Rudiments and Jaque Delecluse's Twelve Etudes for Snare Drum. Part of Lee's Delecluse snare drum clinic notes.