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Turner Matthews, left, and Jake Schlaerth perform on homemade instruments during the 2015 Ohio University Student Expo (Rob Hardin/Ohio University)

A Different Drum: Percussionists Create New Instruments For Student Expo

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“Think outside the box” always has been the cliché used to inspire creativity. Two Ohio University music students, however, decided to throw away both the expression and the box itself. Tired of the limitations of conventional instruments, Turner Matthews and Jake Schlaerth began creating their own, composing pieces for them and performing. Following a warm… Read More