Festival of Contemporary Music - March 6

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Department Performance - Monday, March 6, 2023 at 7pm

The UAlbany Percussion Ensemble performs with with special guests from the Empire State Youth, Repertory & Chamber Percussion Ensembles.  The  program will include Joseph Ott’s landmark work, Quartet for Percussion, which will be performed by the Empire State Youth Percussion Ensemble. This ensemble will also play the second set of Chick Corea’s magical and haunting Children’s Songs. The UAlbany Percussion Ensemble will play three of composer-educator Ney Rosauro’s Brazilian Myths, recounting legends of a deadly Brazilian mermaid, the mystical protector of the avian wildlife of the Amazon Forest, and the evil headless horsewoman spreading fear and pestilence throughout the villages and towns. The Empire State Chamber and Repertory Percussion Ensembles will play works by Nathan Daughtrey, Elliot Del Borgo, Daniel Montoya and the enigmatic Rainforest Journey of Charlie Sivils.

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  • Advance tickets: $5 general public / $3 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
  • Day of show tickets: $10 general public / $8 students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff
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