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

Saxophone Day Guest Artist Chien-Kwan Lin

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Guest Artist Composer Lori Laitman

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Faculty Artists: Crescent Duo

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

CMU Percussion Ensemble

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Central Foundation

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.
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