Music

Programs

Upcoming Percussion Ensemble Programs:

Percussion Ensemble: November 15, 2014

  • Four Movements - Michael Udow
  • Toccata - Carlos Chavez
  • Percussion Music - Gerald Strong
  • Music for Botany - Jeremy Muller
  • Pattern Study No. 2 - Stacey Bowers
  • Inside Out, Outside Out - Edward Miller

Percussion Ensemble and Percussion Group: April 24, 2014

  • Metavita - Casey Cangelosi
  • An Idyll for the Misbegotten - George Crumb
  • Kittyhawk - Aaron Siegel
  • Omphalo Centric Lecture - Nigel Westlake
  • Pieces of Eight - David Reeves
  • World Premiere - Gene Malone

Recent Percussion Ensemble Programs:

Percussion Ensemble and Percussion Group: March 1, 2014

  • Constellations - Jared Nobles
  • Amores - John Cage
  • Catfish - Mark Applebaum
  • A Ceiling Full of Stars - Blake Tyson
  • Catching Shadows - Ivan Trevino

Percussion Ensemble: November 18, 2013

  • Angels of the Apocolypse - David Gillingham
  • Quiet - David Macbride
  • Minuano - Pat Matheny
  • Crash Course - James Campbell
  • Gymel - William Duckworth

Percussion Group: November 25, 2013

  • Coyote Builds North America - John Luther Adams
  • Preparing the Past - Aaron Siegel
  • Postludes - Elliot Cole

Percussion Ensemble: November 29, 2013

  • Bonham - Christopher Rouse
  • Spun - Nathan Daughtrey
  • Whirlwind - David Gillingham

Percussion Ensemble: April 23, 2013

  • Gainsborough - Thomas Gauger
  • Mas Fuerte - Stephen Rush
  • Ionisation - Edgard Varese

Percussion Group: April 25, 2013

  • Trio Per Uno - Zivkovic
  • Rancho Jubilee - Andrew Beall 

Percussion Ensemble: March 26, 2012

  • Manes Scroll - Christopher Deane 
  • Ionisation - Edgard Varese
  • Amores - John Cage 
  • Signals Intelligence - Christopher Adler
  • Pilgrim's Chorus - Wagner arr. Musser
  • Concerto for Vibraphone and Percussion Ensemble - Nathan Daughtrey
  • With Guest Artist Nathan Daughtrey

Percussion Group: March 27, 2012

  • Threads - Paul Lansky
  • Jose Before John 5 - Aurel Hollo
  • Third Construction - John Cage
  • John Cage Musicircus: April 26, 2012

Percussion Ensemble: November 28, 2011

  • Crown of Thorns - David Maslanka
  • Strange Loops - Patrick Long
  • October Mountain - Alan Hovhaness
  • Knocktet - Daniel Kessner
  • Intentions - Eugene Novotney

Percussion Group: November 29, 2011

  • Quilyan - John Luther Adams
  • Okho - Ianniz Xenakis
  • Threads - Paul Lansky
  • Composition for Three Voices - John Cage

Drumming by Steve Reich: April 19, 2011

Percussion Ensemble: March 16, 2011

  • Crystal Canon - James Tenney
  • Living Room Music - John Cage
  • Marubatoo - John Wyre 
  • Interlock - Richard Levan 
  • Head Talk - Mark Ford

Percussion Group Featuring Andy Harnsberger - March 3, 2011

  • Drumming Part I - Steve Reich
  • Musique de Tables - Thierry de May 
  • Third Construction - John Cage
  • Palmetto Moon - Andy Harnsberger
  • Vertigo - Andy Harnsberger

Percussion Ensemble Old and New : December 3, 2010

  • Toccata - Carlos Chavez
  • IV - Johanna Beyer
  • Third Construction - John Cage
  • Percussion Symphony - Daniel Kessner
  • Southeastern Premiere

The Percussion Music of William Cahn: October 13, 2010

  • Ancient Military Aires
  • Time Traveler
  • Tides
  • Night Ride
  • Rosewood Dreaming
  • UNCP Fantasia - a freeform improvisation

Percussion Park by David Macbride: April 16, 2010

The Music of Andrew Beall: March 4, 2010

  • Trio Per Uno - Nebojsa Zivkovic
  • A Ceiling Full of Stars - Blake Tyson
  • Seduction - Andrew Beall
  • Rancho Jubilee - Andrew Beall
  • Song of Almah - Andrew Beall

Percussion Ensemble Classics: December 3, 2009 

  • Second Construction - John Cage
  • Ionisation - Edgard Varese
  • Pulse - Henry Cowell
  • Lift-off - Russell Peck 
  • Double Music - Lou Harrison, John Cage
  • Appleblossom - Peter Garland

Mallet Mania: October 13, 2009

  • Omphalo Centric Lecture - Nigel Westlake 
  • Daybreak - Jack Stamp 
  • Minuano - Pat Metheny
  • Metric Lips - Bela Fleck

Threads: April 9, 2009

  • Threads - Paul Lansky
  • Three European FolkSongs - Kit Mills
  • Normandy Beach - David Gillingham 
  • Suite for Solo Drumset - David Mancini

The Art of the Minimal : December 5, 2008

  • In C - Terry Riley 
  • Drumming Part I - Steve Reich
  • 1 + 1 For Percussion - Phillip Glass 
  • 15 years (After Reich) - David Macbride, World Premiere

Japanese Music for Percussion Ensemble: April 10, 2008

  • Padma in Meditation - Akira Nishimura 
  • Wind Across Mountains - Keiko Abe 
  • Cross Hatch - Toru Takemitsu 
  • Marimba Spiritual - Minoru Miki
  • Kinocho Daiko - Minoru Miki 

The Nexus Project: November 29, 2007

  • New-Thaan - Bob Becker
  • Beat Ballet - Richard Levan
  • La Negra - William Cahn 
  • Marubatoo - John Wyre 
  • Improvisation - Percussion Studio

Drumming: April 12, 2007

  • Drumming - Steve Reich

Hands On: November 30, 2006

  • Warthog no. 9 - Austin Wrinkle 
  • Piru Bole - John Bergamo
  • Rumba Clave - Robert Vizcaino 
  • Musique de Table - Thierry de May
  • Improvisation - Percussion Studio

Chamber Contemporain: April 20, 2006

  • Trio Per Uno - Nebojsa Zivkovic
  • Adriadne - Lou Harrison
  • Idyll for the Misbegotten - George Crumb
  • Composition for Three Voices - John Cage
  • Crystal Cannon - James Tenney
  • Clashmusik - Nicholas Huber

Against the Silence: December 1, 2005

  • Strange Loops - Patrick Long
  • Against the Silence - Thomas DeLio
  • Five Islands - Ken Shorely (US Premiere)

Mallet Mania: April 29, 2005

  • Marimba Spiritual - Minoru Miki
  • Marimba Quartet Mvt. II - Matthew Briggs
  • Omphalo Centric Lecture - Nigel Westlake
  • Oh Beautiful - Gary Gackstatter
  • Millett Music - Matthew Davidson
  • Swedish Folk Song - arr. Cort McClaren
  • Impetus - David J. Long

Accessories and Things: November 23, 2004

  • Intentions - Eugene Novotney
  • Crash Course - James Campbell
  • Piru Bole - John Bergamo
  • Steel Band Selections TBA

Lift-Off: April 29, 2004

  • Lift-off - Russell Peck
  • Appleblossom - Peter Garland
  • Normandy Beach: 1944 – David Gillingham
  • Amores - John Cage
  • Autumn Scenes - Tom Morgan
  • Story - John Cage

Global Influences: November 18, 2003

  • Akadinda Trio - Emmanuel Sejourne
  • Hoo – Daiko - Robert J. Damm
  • Warthog no. 3 – Austin Wrinkle
  • Mexican Marimba Tunes – arr. Steve Chavez
  • Music for Pieces of Wood - Steve Reich