The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Percussion Ensemble on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Friends of Cameron Percussion will host a reception in the theatre foyer following the concert. Tickets are $10 for adults and, $8 for students, senior citizens and military members and can be purchased at the door. CU faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification. For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.
Under the direction of Dr. Jim Lambert, Professor of Music, the Percussion Ensemble is made up of Paul Martin, Cache; Cheyenne Battiest, Duncan, Khalil Cabrera-Tosado, Trevor Campbell, Peter Macias, William Magee, Bralyne Pierce, Noah Polynice, Yani Taylor, Lawton; and Hesston Warden-Ivers, Perry.
The CU Percussion Ensemble will perform “Spiraling Light: by Nathan Daughtrey; David Vincent’s arrangement of “Recuerdos de Alhambra,” George Hamilton Green’s “Alabama Moon” featuring Khalil Cabrera-Tosado on xylophone, and David Mancini’s “Suite for Solo Drumset” featuring William Magee on drumset.
The ensemble will spotlight compositions by percussionist Ivan Trevino, whose blend of contemporary, percussive and indie-rock compositions have become standard repertoire in the field of percussion. Trevino’s duet for one marimba, “2+1,” will feature Paul Martin and Khalil Cabrera-Tosado. William Magee will be featured on “Anthem,” and Paul Martin will be featured on “Vessels.”
Additionally, the Cameron University Pan Express will be performing an arrangement by Dr. Josh Smith of “One Fine Day” and “Ritmo Suave” by Lalo Davila.
October 16, 2018