Dr. Michael Varner, Percussionist

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"Skin That Speaks: the "Talking Drums" of Nigeria to be presented at Texas Music Educators State Convention, San Antonio tp

Skin that speaks is Dr. Varner's presentation from his recent visit to Nigeria. It is an hour long program that includes Audio, Video, slides and live performance.

In October 2014 Dr. Varner released his new CD "reVelations"
He is currently a member of the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington and also the UTA honors college.   He is an  artist endorsee for Vic Firth Mallets, Yamaha Drums, Sabian Cymbals and Remo world instruments and drumheads



Dr. Michael Varner
Music Department
Box 19105
Arlington, TX 76019
email: MVarner@uta.edu