Visiting artist Kevin Kosnik will present a master class. Kosnik will perform various orchestral excerpts and lecture on orchestral percussion audition preparation techniques. Kosnik has been a member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic percussion section since 2018. He also serves as the primary drumset player for the Philharmonic's Pops series. Prior to moving to Fort Wayne, he was a freelance percussionist based in Chicago while serving as a member of the Battle Creek (MI) Symphony and as a substitute/extra player with groups including the San Diego Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Sarasota Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Illinois Symphony, Peoria Symphony, Northwest Indiana Symphony, and Lansing Symphony, among others. This event is free and open to the public.