USA Percussion Ensemble Fall Concerts October 31 and November 1


Posted on October 24, 2016 by Keith Bohnet Keith Bohnet


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USA Percussion Ensemble

The USA Percussion Ensemble will present their Fall Concert on Monday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. and repeat that performance on Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The award-winning ensemble provides students with the opportunity to perform and become familiar with the ever-growing volume of contemporary percussion ensemble literature. This concert will feature solo and ensemble works for many different combinations of pitched and unpitched percussion instruments. The ensemble is directed by Dr. Luis Rivera, Director of Percussion Studies.

Highlights of past performances by the Percussion Ensemble include the Percussive Arts Society International Conference in Indianapolis and San Antonio, the Collide Music Festival at the University of Central Florida, and multiple appearances at the Alabama Day of Percussion. The USAPE presents public performances, clinic sessions, and hosts internationally renowned musicians each year.

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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