Eric Shuster is a percussionist and director of the Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble. He often collaborates with composers and artists to create new work; sometimes projects that exist between music, theatre, dance, and visual art.
Salisbury Percussion Festival (SPF) - 3-day festival featuring guest artists, faculty, and student performances as well as world premieres of new works for percussion. Annually in early April.
Friday Drums - Partnership and concert between the UMBC and Salisbury University Percussion Ensembles. Annually in early November, alternating hosts each year.
New Works for Percussion - Commission project by the Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble with emerging composers to broaden the ever-expanding percussion repertoire. Annual project with new commissions premiered at the Salisbury Percussion Festival in April.
9 Moons (2023) by Nyokabi Kariūki When Shall We Three Meet Again (2022) by Alexa Letourneau State of the Union (2021) by Daniel J. Bowen Prussian Blue (2019) by Quinn Collins Good Work (2018) by Carolyn Chen No Sense of Scale (2017) by Matt Wellins 40-Grit (2013) by Jerry Tabor