• Will Kemperman - Drums, percussion

  • Marimba Performance

  • Will Kemperman is a freelance percussionist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Will has performed regularly with the Rochester (MN) Symphony Orchestra, Vocal Essence, and Singers in Accord, and is a member of the Riff Rangers, a band led by fellow West Bank faculty member Dale Dahlquist. Will has played drum set in productions by the History Theatre, Jungle Theater, Theater L'Homme Dieu, and New Century Theater.

    Will has shared the stage with international Kirtan artists Russill Paul, Brenda McMorrow, and Michael Cohen, as well as local artists Sitara and Kalyani, Wild Moon Bhaktas, and Kirtan Path. Will has performed solo marimba at the Heartland Marimba Festival and Workshop, St. Mary's Episcopal Church in St. Paul, and at many weddings.

    Will holds a Master of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and received his undergraduate degree at Macalester College. He also teaches at the University of St. Thomas and Hamline University.