September 25, 2001
They've got the beat at CSUS
This fall California State University,
Sacramento has rhythm. The CSUS music department will host
the first "Day of Percussion" from 10 a.m. until
dusk, Saturday, Oct. 13 in and around Capistrano Hall.
The day will include workshops, a drum circle, concerts, lunch
Featured performers will be the distinguished hand drummer
John Bergamo, the celebrated Hands On-semble, legendary drum-set
artist Steve Smith, Bay Area "body-percussionist"
Keith Terry and Congolese drumming specialist Bob Scarlet.
Also in the spotlight will be the Auburn Drumline, as well
as the CSUS Drumline, Percussion Group, Marimba Quartet and
Throughout the day these guest artists will offer demonstrations
and workshops in their area of expertise. Local vendors will
have a variety of percussion instruments on display and prizes
of percussion accessories will be awarded.
The day will conclude with a showcase concert celebrating
the art of percussion playing and featuring an ensemble of
artists at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano
Admission to all events is $20 if pre-registration is received
by Friday, Sept. 28 and $25 the day of the event. The admission
fee includes lunch and a "Day of Percussion" T-shirt.
For the evening concert only, admission is $8 general and
$5 for students and seniors. For those who will only be attending
the drum circle at 5:30 p.m., it's free.
For more information, advance registration or tickets call
Daniel Kennedy at (916) 278-7988. Media assistance is available
from the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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