Andrew Heglund, D. A.
Director, University Percussion Ensemble
Associate Professor, Percussion
- Office: 124
- Phone: (775) 682-9025
Andrew Heglund is Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno where he teaches percussion, directs the UNR Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Big Band 1. Heglund holds a Doctor of Arts Degree in Music from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master's of Music Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. Since moving to the Reno-Tahoe area in 1996, Heglund has performed with jazz artists Lee Konitz, Cedar Walton, Bobby Hutcherson, Bud Shank, Ravi Coltrane, Robin Eubanks, and Fred Hersch. He also performs with the UNR faculty quintet The Collective, The Reno Jazz Orchestra, and the Ed Corey Trio. Heglund has played on four CD's with the Collective (North, Boats, Balance, Once and Again) and one CD with the Ed Corey Trio (Modal Citizen). He also performs with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and the Discover Music Percussion Ensemble. Recently, Heglund was percussion soloist with the University Wind Ensemble for their performance of Joseph Schwantner's Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra. Dr. Heglund is an active clinician/adjudicator in the Northern Nevada and Northern California areas and organizes the annual Northern Nevada Day of Percussion.
Album Notes: The Collective ...proudly announces the release of its latest cd, Once And Again. Recorded in June 2007, Once And Again features trumpeter Larry Engstrom, pianist David Ake, bassist Hans Halt, drummer Andrew Heglund, and, saxophonist Peter Epstein. This recording displays all of the fire, versatility, and inventiveness that audiences throughout the West have come to expect of this unit.
Release Date: 2008 | ASIN: B0019BFHIO
Song Title Composer Time 1. Once and Again David Ake / Hans Halt 7:07 2. Email From Nigeria Peter Epstein 5:27 3. The Bridges David Ake 4:50 4. A Small Exception David Ake 4:04 5. Picture and Frame David Ake 3:21 6. Flyswatter Hans Halt 4:00 7. Ineluctable Modality Larry Engstrom 5:26 8. The Present Tensely David Ake 4:24 9. Tube Talk Andrew Heglund 5:54 10. Loro Egberto Gismonti 6:30 11. Calendar Larry Engstrom 4:40 12. Gyroscope Hans Halt 7:05 13. Goodnight Nobody [for Hillary Case] David Ake 5:44
- Recorded July 22 & 23, 2005
- Recording and Mixing Engineer: Tom Gordon
- Mastered by George Horn at Fantasy Records
- Upon completion of this album: The Collective sends its warmest thanks to Tom Gordon, Andy Barbera, CJ Walters, Danna Higley at HUNA, Reno's For the Love of Jazz Society, Dent Hand, Ed Corey, Julia Bledsoe, and the rest of the faculty, staff, students and administration of UNR. Extra thanks to our families and friends for the continued love and support.
- Release Date: 2006
Song Title Composer Time 1. Balance David Ake 3:28 2. Friday the 13th Thelonious Monk 2:30 3. Women's Dance Milcho Leviev 6:20 4. Ornette's Advice Peter Epstein 5:00 5. Jitterbug Waltz Fats Waller 5:11 6. We Do? David Ake 4:15 7. Lone Pine David Ake 4:34 8. Mirrors Hans Halt 5:54 9. Brilliant Colors Thelonious Monk 3:55 10. Fun Nat Adderly 6:20 11. Fat Morning David Ake 6:33
Album Notes: Recorded in May 2003, Boats features trumpeter Larry Engstrom, pianist David Ake, bassist Hans Halt, drummer Andrew Heglund, and the Collective's newest member, saxophonist Peter Epstein.
Release Date: 2003
The Collective, one of the most creative and distinctive jazz ensembles in the northwestern United States, features trumpeter Larry Engstrom, pianist David Ake, bassist Hans Halt, and drummer Andrew Heglund. 11 Songs.
- Audio CD
- Label: The Collective
- ASIN: B000OEB45W
- Available from Amazon.com Marketplace.
20th Century Music for Bassoon & Percussion
Christin Schillinger, bassoon
Andrew Heglund, percussion
Albie Micklich, bassoon
Sharon Hickox, percussion
Music Performances at UNR
Faculty and student ensemble performances occur frequently througout each semester. Check the Department of Music Events Calendar for upcoming recitals and concerts.