Liminal Duo Debut Concert on February 28 at Laidlaw!

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

The Liminal Duo, made up of flutist Andra Bohnet and percussionist Andy Kruspe data-lightbox='featured'
Liminal - Andra Bohnet and Andy Kruspe

Flutist Andra Bohnet and percussionist Andy Kruspe will make their Mobile debut as their new duo, Liminal, on Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall on the campus of the University of South Alabama. They will share their passion for Celtic music while exploring other traditions for flute and percussion.

What, you may ask, is Liminal? A dictionary definition is “occupying a position at, or on both sides, of a boundary or threshold.” Andra and Andy feel pretty smug about playing the oldest instruments in our collective human history! In addition to their mutual passion for Celtic music with flute and bodhran, they also explore other traditions for flute and percussion with a little technology thrown into the mix for fun. Yes, you will hear spirited jigs, lively reels and gorgeous slow airs, but you will also be transported to other places and times from across the globe. You don’t want to miss this!!

Also, this evening Andy will also be giving the World Premiere performance of a work for bodhran and percussion ensemble composed for him by Brian Nozny entitled “Layanam” with three members of the USA Percussion Ensemble.

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). Musical Arts Series season passes will of course be honored for admission to this event. 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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