Posted: April 23, 2012

CCU Percussion Ensemble Concert set to perform

Coastal Carolina University's director of percussion Jesse Willis will lead CCU's Percussion ensemble in a performance of a variety of classic and contemporary works for percussion on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Wheelwright Auditorium.

The ensemble will explore the origins of the percussion ensemble as a stand-alone unit, through the influence of experimental composers in the early 20th century.

Works scheduled to be performed include: "Chick Corea Children's Songs" by Chick Corea, "Crosswalk" by David Reeves, "Alarm" by Brian Blume, "Nanafushi" by Tetsuro, "Big Country" by Bela Fleck, "Stubernic" by Mark Ford and A Marimba arrangement of "String Quartet in F Major" by Maurice Ravel.

Ticket prices are: General admission, $9; CCU and Horry Georgetown Technical College students, $3 (one per valid ID); CCU and HGTC faculty/staff, $3 (two per valid ID); alumni/senior citizens, (ages 65 and older) $7; Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members, $7; Youths, (ages 11 to 17) $3. Children 10 and under are free with a ticket, but must be accompanied by an adult.

The Wheelwright Auditorium is located on 107 Founders Drive on the Coastal Carolina campus.

For more information, contact the Wheelwright Box Office, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 843-349-2502.

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