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1980 to 1997 -

Principal Percussionist with the Sacramento Symphony
Two weeks after graduating Curtis from a class of sixteen, Mr. Bayard headed west, appointed to the position of principal percussionist with the Sacramento Symphony, a post he held for 17 years. During this time period, Mr. Bayard also wrote deeply compelling musical compositions for percussion ensemble and dance, exploring the depths of human emotion and existence.
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19xx - 19xx -

Studies at Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia
At age 18, Mr. Bayard was admitted to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, also on full scholarship. During his studies at Curtis, Mr. Bayard performed under the batons of Eugene Ormandy, Leonard Bernstein, Klaus Tennstedt, Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, and Leonard Slatkin.
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