June 27, 2017
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The amazingly assured soloist was Thomas Burritt, the sympathetic conductor Grant Llewellyn, who got polished and enthusiastic work from the Texas Festival Orchestra.


Mike Greenberg, San Antonio Express News Senior Critic


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Dr. Burritt, who’s a professor of percussion at the University of Texas, gave a stunning performance.


Scott Cantrell, Dallas Morning News


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Parts of “Heavy Circles” are reminiscent of Druckman’s “Reflections on the Nature of Water,” with the substantial technical challenges handled brilliantly by Burritt.


Scott Herring, Percussive Notes


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There are storied educators, and there are dynamic performers, and then there are those who are destined to be both. Always in search of new music and new ways to share it with others, Thomas Burritt is today's percussionist.


Jeff Mulvihill - Mapex/Majestic Percussion


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The score tells the percussionist to improvise and Burritt, in spite of the limited range of the instrument, did a surprisingly fine job.


Gregory Sullivan Isaacs


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Victoria Bach Festival - A Busy One!

With two heavy concerts in three days, and works by: Joan Tower, Leaonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Carlos Chavez, and others it was a very busy festival! Thanks to a great UT alumni percussion section including Graeme Francis, Adam Bedell, Nick Stange and yours truly acting as principal. 
Burritt Recital at Cole Family Summer Music Festival

Burritt conducted a masterclass and performed a recital at the Cole Family Summer Festival at Southwestern University in Winfield, KS on June 15, 2017. Program included works by: Patrick Long, Dan Welcher, Dinuk Witerjatne and others. Thanks for Jeremy Kirk and the wonderful students for a...