18 Apr 2011

CHS Percussion Ensemble Invited To Perform at Louisiana Day of Percussion

The Catholic High School Percussion Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Louisiana Day of Percussion sponsored by the Percussive Arts Society and Louisiana State University on Saturday, April 30.  Catholic High will perform at 11 a.m. at the LSU School of Music Recital Hall.

Admission will be $10 for the general public

In addition to the Catholic High performance, there will be special guest performances by Meehan/Perkins Percussion Duo, Lonny Benoit (Associate Professor of Percussion, McNeese State University), Christopher Hoefer (Adjunct Professor of Percussion, Dillard University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette) and Hamiruge í The LSU Percussion Group.

Guest Percussion Ensembles performing that day will be Implosion Percussion Group (Monroe, LA); University of Louisiana of Lafayette Steel Band/Afro-Caribbean Ensemble (Lafayette, LA), Troy Breaux, Director;  Airline High School Percussion Ensemble (Bossier City, LA), Christopher Fauries, Director; and Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble (Baton Rouge, LA), Christopher Hoefer, Director.

Full Schedule for the day

9:30AM í Registration

10:00AM í Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble, Christopher Hoefer, Director.
Chris Hoefer, Director
Downfall by John R. Beck
Song of the Mountain Stream Arr. by Hung chien-hui
Shock Factor by Nathan Daughtrey

10:30AM í Airline High School Percussion Ensemble, Christopher Fauries, Director.
Chris Fauries, Director
Sharpened Stick by Brett William Dietz
Xylophonia by Joe Green
Aboriginal Dreams by Roland Barrett

11:00AM í Catholic High School Percussion Ensemble, Jonathan Alcon, Director.
Jonathan Alcon, Director
Africantus by Morris Alan Brand
Hands Up by Josh Gottry
Mozambique  by Chris Brooks

11:30AM í UL of L Steel Band/Afro-Caribbean Ensemble, Troy Breaux, Director.
Troy Breaux, Director
Oferere by Oscar Hernandez & Daniel Ponce
Two Brazilian Steel Dances by Ney Rosauro

12:00PM í Lunch

1:00PM í Christopher Hoefer Clinic

2:00PM í Implosion Percussion Group
Mel Mobley, Director
Implosion by Mantle Hood
Hook by Graham Fitkin
Salty Fish Flesh by Brian Benscott

2:30PM í Lonny Benoit, Clinic

3:30PM í Hamiruge í The LSU Percussion Group, Brett W. Dietz, Director
Brett Dietz, Director
Shifty by Dennis DeSantis
Jose/beFORe John5 by Holläóî Aur_l
Crown of Thorns by David Maslanka

4:00PM í Meehan/Perkins Percussion Duo Clinic

5:00PM í Door Prizes Drawing

5:30PM í Dinner

7:30PM í Meehan/Perkins Percussion Duo Concert
Todd Meehan and Doug Perkins
Nagoya Marimbas by Steve Reich
This Mind Made War by Suzanne Farrin
Travel Diary by Paul Lansky*
1.      Leaving Home
2.      Cruising Speed
3.      Lost in Philly
4.      Arrived: Phone Home

INTERMISSION
Binary by Matt McBane*
Diving Bell by Nathan Davis*
Once Removed by John Fitz Rogers