Bob Athearn, Accompanist
Bob has been accompanying modern dance and ballet classes at UM for 24 years on piano, synthesizer, conga drums, West African baliphone, harmonica, and a variety of percussion instruments. He has worked with over a hundred student, faculty, and New York professional dance teachers in both scheduled classes and workshops. He has been a performing musician in a variety of settings since the early 1970s. Bob currently plays and sings with a rhythm-and-blues-based variety band called Full Grown Men.