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Styles: Classical, Jazz, Latin, Rock
Phone: 505-554-8487
Instruments: Timpani, Percussion, Drum Set
Lucas Sanchez is an orchestral percussionist from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recent engagements include performing in the Sydney Opera House with the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, Carnegie Hall with the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, Jones Hall with the Houston Symphony, and the Globe-News Center with the Amarillo Symphony. He has been an Aspen Music Festival New Horizons Fellow for the last two summers. An avid teacher, Lucas holds percussion masterclasses, coaches chamber music groups, and gives hands-on percussion demonstrations at the high school and college level. Sanchez has studied with Douglas Cardwell, Richard Brown, Matthew Strauss, Jonathan Haas, and Svetoslav Stoyanov. Lucas received his Bachelors and Masters of Music degrees from Rice University, where he received the 2016 Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts and the Sallie Shepherd Prize for Best Achievement in Music. His is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami as a Henri Mancini Orchestra Fellow.

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