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Percussion Ensemble International Week Concert - Afternoon

Host: Don Wright Faculty of Music
Date: Friday, November 25, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM & 8:00 PM
Location: Talbot College (TC), Paul Davenport Theatre
Cost: Free

Description:

Join us for one of two performances by the dynamic Percussion Ensemble. Two performances (same program)

Enjoy an international theme for these concerts with programming to include Taiko from Japan (via an American composer), a stop in Baroque Italy with Vivaldi, a piece by Mexican composer Carolo Chavez that was commissioned by Clare Boothe Luce, down under to Australia with Peter Sculthorpe’s Jabiru Dreaming which was a gift to France based on 3 aboriginal melodies that were collected by a member of a French exploratory expedition in 1802. The concert ends with the well-known piece Spain by Chick Corea.

The Western University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Jill Ball, is a dynamic performing group presenting concerts both on campus and off.

We welcome school groups! There's no charge to attend this event however advance notice is required to ensure we can properly welcome your group. Please contact Sasha Gorbasew to arrange your school or group visit. Phone: 519-661-2111 ext. 80532 or agorbase@uwo.ca.

Contact:
Rachel Condie
rachel.condie@uwo.ca