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Percussion Ensemble

October 1, 2023 | 4:00 pm

McIntosh Theatre
Earl V. Moore Building
1100 Baits Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Free - no tickets required

Percussion Ensemble poster - October 1, 2023 at 4:00pm in McIntosh Theatre

Working Together – Dewa Alit
One last bar then Joe can sing – Gavin Bryars
Super Heavy – Susanna Hancock
Drumkit Quartet #54 – Glenn Kotche
Everything I Thought I Wanted (world premiere) – Robert Maggio

The GRAMMY-nominated University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble has commissioned, performed, and recorded works from a global array of musical cultures. Many of the compositions it has premiered have gone on to enter the standard percussion canon.

The ensemble has toured Internationally including successful tours of Japan and Taiwan where it performed with marimba virtuoso Keiko Abe and participated in a televised concert with the famed traditional-music group, Pro Musica Nipponia. The ensemble has also been a featured ensemble at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), the American Orff-Schulwerk Association International Convention, and has performed in Merkin Hall, NYC. Closer to its Michigan home, the group has often performed as part of the Michigan Music Conference, the Thunder Bay Arts Council’s Artist Series, the Holland Festival as well as a recent “In the Shop” webcast/concert from the factory floor of Black Swamp Percussion.

Concert Free North Campus
Percussion Ensemble poster - October 1, 2023 at 4:00pm in McIntosh Theatre

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