Case Percussion Ensemble Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 2:00 pm
Harkness Chapel – CWRU
FREE (Kids Welcome)

The Case Percussion Ensemble offers a rare performance of Edgard Varese’s Ionisation (1931) for 13 Percussionists. Considered one of the first works composed exclusively for percussion instruments, Ionisation features a massive array sounds, from sirens and anvils to drums, cymbals, gongs, and a lion’s ROAR (see it to believe it), along with dozens of exotic instruments from around the world.


Edgard Varèse: Ionisation

Joan Tower: DNA

Steve Reich: Nagoya Marimbas

Ney Rosauro: Cenas Brasileras

James Tenney: Crystal Canon

Brett William Dietz: Urban Hymn No. 1 and No. 2

Daniel Levitan: Canon at the Bar

Case Percussion Ensemble with guest artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music and Oberlin Conservatory.

Dalton Brewer, Neal Driscoll, Ryan Hilty, Cameron Jones, Patrick Lathrop, Francesca Macri, Nick Valentas, Alex Xu, Mark Stein (CIM) and Dan King (Oberlin) and Justin Gunter (Oberlin).  Paul Cox, director.

Prior to this concert, Nick Valentas (CWRU) will be giving his senior recital. Performance begins at 12:30 pm.

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