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Percussion Ensemble

  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble

The Percussion Ensemble meets both fall and spring semesters and is open to students of all majors with director approval.  The ensemble performs concerts both on and off campus throughout the year.  Contact Dr. Gordon Hicken for more information.

Fall 2017 Ensemble Repertoire:

  • Trio Per Uno, Mvt. I, Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic
  • Persistence, Brian Blume
  • Variations on a Ghanian Theme, Daniel Levitan
  • Shake, Josh Gottry
  • Concerto for Marimba and Choir (with Percussion), Mvt. III, Gene Koshinski
  • Sculpture in Wood, Rudiger Pawassar
  • Stubernic, Mark Ford
  • Rainbows, Alice Gomez

Past Ensemble Repertoire:

Spring 2017

  • Sizzle, Nathan Daughtrey
  • Gravity, Marc Mellits
  • Conga Brasil, Siegfried Fink
  • Fluffy Ruffles, George Hamilton Green, arr. William L. Cahn
  • Second Construction, John Cage
  • Marimba Spiritual, Minoru Miki
  • Cross, Eugene Novotney

Fall 2016

  • Dark Passenger, Andy Harnsberger
  • Gainsborough, Thomas Gauger
  • Dark Full Ride, Julia Wolfe
  • Aria, Emma Lou Diemer, arr. Nathan Daughtrey
  • Hoo-Daiko, Robert J. Damm
  • The Atmos Clock, Brian Nozny
  • Katraterra, Jim Casella
  • Flow, Ivan Trevino
  • Escape, Drew Worden

Spring 2016

  • The Gilded Cage, Susan Powell
  • Parts and Sums, N. Cameron Britt
  • Percussion Music, Michael Colgrass
  • Omphalo Centric Lecture, Nigel Westlake
  • Coin, Brian Nozny
  • Whispers, David Skidmore
  • Wood, Metal, Skin, Josh Gottry
  • Trio in a Rudimental Style, Joseph Tompkins

Fall 2015

  • Rancho Jubilee, Andrew Beall
  • October Mountain, Alan Hovhaness
  • Fanfare for Tambourines, John Alfieri
  • Gradient 2.0, Baljinder Singh Sekhon
  • Music for Pieces of Wood, Steve Reich
  • [It’s Just] Talk, Pat Metheny/Lyle Mays, arr. Steve Houghton/Tom Warrington