The New England Percussion Ensemble specializes in presenting creative and energetic audience-interactive enrichment programs to youngsters.

The Performers

Ed Sorrentino

NEPE member since 2001


  • In circles of professional musicians Ed is well known as a solid percussionist, something which requires him to wear a variety of musical hats and provide extraordinary percussive taste for many of the area’s best performance venues. 
  • He is also department head, program director and percussion instructor at the South Shore Conservatory, Hingham and Duxbury, MA


  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Berklee College, Boston, MA

(go to: Bob Otto, Bill Manley, Abe Finch)

“ If I can fund only one performance next year it will be the New England Percussion Ensemble. ”

Dr. Lorraine Bowen, Principal

West Gloucester Elementary School

Chepachet, RI