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Percussion Ensemble Presents Music From Around The World

Percussion Ensemble Presents Music From Around The World

Apr 16, 2018

OHIO Percussion Ensemble. Image courtesy of the ensemble.

The Ohio University Percussion Ensemble Presents 
Percussion From Around the World
Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. 
Glidden Recital Hall 

 

The School of Music and the Ohio University Percussion Ensemble present a free concert of music for percussion from around the world, in the Glidden Recital Hall at Ohio University on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. 

Directed by Professor Roger Braun and graduate teaching assistants Forrest Yankey and Ryan Swanson, the concert is a diverse program featuring music from Uganda, Brazil, Japan and China, plus music inspired by musical traditions from India, Ghana, Indonesia and the Middle East.  The concert includes three pieces for the Embaire Xylophone, a giant 21 key instrument constructed for Ohio University by the Nakibembe Group of the Basoga region of Uganda. Soloists appearing in the concert include graduate student Jack Barry performing a concerto for darabukka and the Ohio University saxophone quartet, The fOUr, performing Roger Braun’s piece, “Independent Streams.” 

Percussion Ensemble: Seth Alexander, Jack Barry, Josh Cleland, Jake Evans, Ryan Garrett, Garrett Greene, Ryan Harrison, Alex Johnstone, Adam Jones, Sean Lally, Reuben Miller, Mason Oaks, Savannah Schuring, Morgan Sieg, Ryan Swanson, Kyle Turner, Austin Walsh and Forrest Yankey.

 

 
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