Richard Henson, Guest Artist World Percussion Concert March 25


Posted on March 22, 2016 by Keith Bohnet Keith Bohnet


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Richard Henson - World Percussion

The USA World Music Ensemble is proud to host Mr. Richard Henson in concert on Friday, March 25, 2016 in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. Mr. Henson is the Coordinator of Percussion Studies at Southern Adventist University and a part-time instructor at Lee University where he specializes in world percussion, specifically hand drums and frame drums from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Mr. Henson will spend the day teaching master classes and rehearsing with USA percussion students before performing a solo recital entirely of world percussion instruments. The concert will close with a premiere of Henson's latest composition for jaltarang soloist (an Indian percussion instrument) and percussion ensemble, accompanied by members of the USA World Music Ensemble. Mr. Henson's appearance is sponsored by Innovative Percussion and the USA Student Government Association.

Tickets for this Musical Arts Series event will be sold at the door only. Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only). Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136.

Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at www.maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center." We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event! Call (251) 460-7116 or email kbohnet@southalabama.edu. Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert! (Pass Holders only please! Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)

For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events and programs" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.


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