Cameron University Percussion Ensemble concert to open with Cache High School Percussion Ensemble

The Cameron University Percussion Ensemble will be joined by the Cache High School Percussion Ensemble for a concert on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre.   A reception hosted by the Friends of Cameron Percussion will follow the concert. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens.  Tickets can be purchased at the door. Cameron faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU ID.

The Cache High School Percussion Ensemble will open the concert with “Ritual of the Tribe” by Chris Brooks and “Short Circuits” by Lalo Davila. The ensemble will be conducted by CU music student Quinton Williams.

Conducted by Dr. Jim Lambert, professor of music and chair of the Department of Music, the Cameron University Percussion Ensemble features Jake Downing, Poteau; Gus Echols, Max Mortson, Marquis Williams and Quinton Williams, Duncan; Trenton Ford, Daniel Jones, Kendall Jones and Britnie Mendenhall, Lawton; Lilah Gilmore, Iowa Park, Texas; Cole Martin, Cache; Tyler Reeves, Denton, Texas; and Dylan Shadoan, Elgin.

The ensemble will perform “Stained Glass” by David Gillingham; “Concerto for Timpani and Drumset” by David Mancini featuring soloists Lilah Gilmore and Quinton Williams; Bach’s “Allegro Moderato from Brandenburg Concerto Number 2” arranged by Brian Slawson; “Danse Macabre” by Camille Saint-Saens as arranged by Brian Slawson and featuring Quinton Williams on xylophone; “Prelude and Dance” by Ronald Lo Presti; “Stubernic” by Mark Ford featuring Gus Echols, Daniel Jones and Kendall Jones on marimba; “Afta-Stuba” by Mark Ford featuring Quinton Williams,  Lilah Gilmore, and Tyler Reeves; Dave Grusin’s “Mountain Dance” arranged by Ron Brough; and “Stompin’ Grounds” by Bela Fleck and Victor Wooton as arranged by John Hearnes.

The Pan Express, Cameron’s steel drum ensemble, will perform Quinton Williams’ arrangement of “My Cherie Amour” by Stevie Wonder, “Doxy” by Sonny Rollins as arranged by Diane Downs and Rick Mattingly, and Henry Mancini’s “Peter Gunn Theme” arranged by Diane Downs and Rick Mattingly.

For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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March 14, 2014

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