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Three BYU groups combine for "Evening of Percussion" April 12

The Brigham Young University School of Music will host "An Evening of Percussion" Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The event will feature performances by the Percussion Ensemble and Panoramic Steel directed by Ron Brough and Gamelan Bintang Wahyu directed by Jeremy Grimshaw.

For tickets, visit the Fine Art Ticket Office, byuarts.com/tickets or call (801)422-4322.

The Percussion Ensemble will begin the concert with two new works, one about migraine headaches, “Migraine Sketches” by Kevin Bobo, and another dealing with gasoline fumes, “Gasoline Rainbow” by Adam B. Silverman.

They will be followed by the Gamelan Bintang Wahyu, a unique group that uses traditional Balinese instruments, playing three traditional pieces from Indonesia.

Panoramic Steel will end the performance with a variety of numbers including “Minute Waltz” by Frederic Chopin, “Pan Son” by Dave Gerhart and “If We Really Want” by Ray Holman.

For more information, contact Ron Brough at (801) 422-3320.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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