Steve Reich at 80: Chamber Music Concert at Laidlaw October 12

Posted on October 6, 2016 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

Steve Reich

The USA Department of Music is proud to present their final installation of the "Steve Reich at 80" concert series celebrating the composer's 80th birthday, on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. Taking place in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center just nine days after his actual birthdate, faculty and students of the Department of Music will perform four of Mr. Reich's chamber music works: Vermont Counterpoint featuring Dr. Andra Bohnet, New York Counterpoint featuring Dr. Kip Franklin, Dance Patterns for piano/percussion sextet, and Eight Lines arranged for percussion ensemble by Dr. Luis Rivera. Come join us as we celebrate one last time one of America's greatest living composers!

Tickets for this Department of Music 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 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 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 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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