Sounds of percussion to fill the Kent Concert Hall

LOGAN, UT – The Utah State University Percussion Ensemble and the Caine Percussion Ensemble present “Percussion Concert” Monday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Kent Concert Hall, located in the Chase Fine Arts Center. “This concert is exciting due to the incredibly diverse array of music,” said Jason Nicholson, assistant professor of percussion in the Caine College of the Arts. The pieces to be performed range from large percussion ensembles to a group of non-pitched percussion instruments accompanied by djembe drumming from West Africa. A wide variety of musical tastes will be presented in this concert, including numbers that feature marimba quartets and ensembles. “The audience will see an animated performance overflowing with energy and entertainment,” said Nicholson. The students that compose the USU Percussion Ensemble are both percussion majors and non-majors. The Caine Percussion Ensemble is made up of five percussion majors who auditioned for the group. Members of the Caine Percussion Ensemble receive a scholarship funded by the Russell family. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors and youth, $5 USU faculty and staff and free for USU students with ID. For more information or to purchase tickets visit the CCA Box Office located in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Arts Center,

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