Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble

The CMU Percussion Ensemble has performed in America's Thanksgiving Day Parade, held annually in Detroit and broadcast nationally on CBS. They have performed concerts for the International/National Conventions of the Music Educator's National Convention, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, College Band Director's National Association, International Association of Jazz Educators, and the Music Teacher's National Association. The ensemble has performed annually at The Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival and the Notre Dame Jazz Festival.

The ensemble has premiered Michael Colgrass' Pulitzer Prize winning composition Déjà Vu for Percussion Quartet and Wind Ensemble, David Maslanka's Arcadia II for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble, Maslanka's Montana Music: Three Dances for Percussion, and David Gillingham's national award-winning composition Paschal Dances.

Faculty

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Summer Music Institute 2015

Date: Sunday, June 21, - Friday, June 26, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: CMU School of Music
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Summer Music Institute Faculty Showcase

Date: Monday, June 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chamichian Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Summer Music Institute Faculty/Staff Showcase

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chamichian Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Summer Music Institute Student Chamber Recital

Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Chamichian Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Summer Music Institute Student Ensemble Concert

Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.
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