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Percussion Week 2011

The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University hosts Percussion Week March 23 through 30, 2011 featuring faculty and guest artist performances, master classes and clinics, and the Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert.


• Wednesday, March 23, 8 p.m., Bliss Hall, Room 2222, Faculty Artist Recital - Glenn Schaft and Friends (Tim Harker, saxophone; Theron Brown, piano; Dan Wilson, guitar; Dave Morgan, bass; Glenn Schaft, drums; and Ed Davis, percussion.) Featuring the music of Glenn Schaft, Dave Morgan, Tim Harker, Dan Wilson, Rajery and Sabrina Malheiros


• Friday, March 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bliss Hall, Room 2326, Drumset Guest Artist and Clinician Brian Fullen. After 23 years in the Nashville music industry, Fullen continues to be among the most respected and in-demand recording session drummer/percussionists on Music Row.


• Sunday, March 27, 2 p.m. recital and 3:30 p.m. Masterclass, Percussion Guest Artists, Bliss Recital Hall. Filippo Lattanzi, marimba, and Marco Pacassoni, vibraphone, Recital – 2 p.m. Italian marimba and vibraphone virtuosos performing works by J.S. Bach, Debussy, Chick Corea, and more.


• Wednesday, March 30, YSU Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Butler North. Performing works by Toru Takemitsu, Bela Fleck, Gerard Lacointe, Phillip Richardson, Miguel Zenon, Eugene Novotney, and the Concerto for Saxophone and Percussion by Russell Peterson featuring Greta Johnson.


All events are free and open to the public. Parking is available for a nominal fee in the M1 Wick Avenue deck. For more information please call the Dana School of Music at 330/941-3636. 

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