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Performing Arts and Speaker Series

CWU Percussion Ensemble - New sounds for the 21st century!

Time: February 26, 2008 7PM

Location: Music Building Concert Hall

TICKETS:General Admission: $7; Students and youth: Free

Professor Mark Goodenberger conducts the CWU Percussion Ensemble in this dynamic, thrilling, stirring, and hilarious series program that will appeal to people of all ages. The group combines cutting-edge compositions by the leading composers of the day with "world-beat" grooves, drawn from cultures around the globe. Marimbas, xylophones, vibraphones, timpani, junk-yard objects and every kind of drum imaginable find their way to the front of the stage at a Percussion Ensemble concert. For this Presidential Series concert, the centerpiece of the program will be the River of Life (Songs of Joy and Sorrow)-a song cycle by George Crumb for Percussion Quartet, Soprano and Piano.