Percussion Ensemble

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019, 7:30 - 9 PM

Location: Thorpe Langley Auditorium

The UW-Superior Percussion Ensemble will feature works with African, Japanese and Irish influences, as well as music by minimalist composer Steve Reich, performed on a variety of instruments.

“This concert will feature a full stage of percussion instruments,” said Brett Jones, UW-Superior Professor of Percussion and World Music, and Music Department Chair. “Everything from marimbas, vibraphones, chimes, crotales, timpani, djembes, woodblocks, gongs and a Japanese temple bell built especially for this concert from a 100-pound propane tank.”

UWS music majors Ben Pettit, Johnny Erickson and Matt Niemi will be featured soloing on the vibraphone. The Duluth Superior Symphony Youth Orchestra Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Jones, will also perform.

Adults: $5

Seniors: $3

Students: Free

Tickets can be purchased with cash or check at the door.


Thorpe Langley Auditorium Belknap and Catling Ave., Superior, WI 54880 2019-12-05T19:30:00 2019-12-05T21:00:00 EventScheduled 100

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Event information is current as of November 17, 2019 12:05 AM.