Percussion Ensemble Special Event
Date: November 17, 2014
Times: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Chapel of Reconciliation, Augustana College
Ticket Info: Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors (65+); free for students K-12 and those with a valid Augie ID. www.augietickets.com
The Augustana Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John Pennington, will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, in the Chapel of Reconciliation. The Percussion Ensemble will then embark on a journey to Indianapolis, Indiana, Nov. 19-22 to perform at the Percussive Arts Societies International Convention.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors (65+), and are free for students K-12 and those with a valid Augie ID. Buy tickets online at www.augietickets.com or by calling the Box Office at 605.274.5320.
The invitation to perform at the Percussive Arts Societies International Convention is an extraordinary honor considering the 10% acceptance rate and the extremely competitive and rigorous nature of the selection. Only the finest percussion ensembles and soloists in the world are invited to perform. The annual attendance of the convention each year is over 6,000.
The Percussion Ensemble will perform Gitanjali, for American Gamelan, Tenor Soloist Guitar, and Harmonium. They will also perform Lou Harrison’s Suite for Violin and American Gamelan.