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Pails and Clapping Featured in Percussion Concert

KEENE, N.H. 3/6/02 - The sounds of pails and clapping hands will meld with the reverberations of traditional instruments during the Keene State College Percussion Ensemble concert on Tuesday, April 2.

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $5 for KSC students, senior citizens, and youth 17 and under. Call the box office at 603-358-2168.

Keene State faculty member William Hanley will direct seven students through a diverse repertoire of percussion music that includes Steve Reich’s “Clapping Music” and Mitchell Peters’s “A La Nañigo.” The program also will feature a sonata by Fisher Tull, Armand Russell’s “Percussion Suite,” Dan Levitan’s “Trio,” and an adagio by Warren Benson.

The Percussion Ensemble provides music students with an opportunity for public performance that is essential to graduation from Keene State with a degree in music. Students pursuing a music degree may opt for one of three programs: bachelor of music in music education, bachelor of music in music performance, and bachelor of arts in music. Keene State offers more than 35 major programs and has an enrollment of 4,900 students with more than 100 students choosing to major or minor in music.

For further information about the music program, call 603-358-2177.

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