Tampa music education hero Robert McCormick hosts annual marimba festival this weekend at USF

The free event runs Fri.-Sat.

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Tampa music education hero Robert McCormick hosts annual marimba festival this weekend at USF
University of South Florida

In the fall, CL named Robert McCormick Tampa Bay’s “Best Undersung Champion Of Composers’ Dreams.” The USF professor (pictured) keeps aiming high this weekend with his annual marimba festival, which features guest university performers and professional artists from around the country.

This year includes ensembles include from Penn State , University of Colorado, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Radford University of Virginia, University of Central Florida and Florida Atlantic University—and, as always, admission to all events starting Friday and through Saturday, is free

McCormick Marimba Festival. Fri.-Sat., Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Free. School of Music at University of South Florida, Tampa. Usf.edu

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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