Percussion Ensemble Drums it Up at Bjorling

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by

On Sunday May 4 at 7:30 p.m., the Gustavus Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Paul Hill, will perform its annual Spring Concert in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. This concert will be free for the public to attend.

This concert will feature pieces from within the last century. “Little Rhumba,” composed by Rolando Morales-Matos in 2007, will be played to kick off the concert. Next the percussion ensemble will perform a work Mark Ford wrote in 1996 called “One-Eyed Jacks.” After that, senior education major Nick Mason will conduct “Spiegel Im Spiegel,” originally created by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt in 1978 but arranged by Paul Hill for percussion ensemble. To wrap up the performance, Paul Hill will lead the ensemble in Jose Alejandro De Leon’s “La Polka de Mama.”

The Gustavus Percussion Ensemble will present its Spring Concert at Bjorling Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday May 4. The public is invited to attend this performance. Admission is free.


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