Percussion ensemble to perform Nov. 19

The Western Carolina University Percussion Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Mario Gaetano, WCU professor of music, the Percussion Ensemble consists of 15 music majors from Gaetano’s percussion studio. The group performs works specifically composed or arranged for percussion instruments, including drums, xylophones, marimba and timpani.

This concert will include “Blue Rhythm Quintet” by Anthony Korf; “Mother Earth, Father Sky” by Ney Rosauro; “Essences of the Four Signs” by David Long; “Teamwork” by Lynn Glassock; and an arrangement of Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.”

For more information, contact the WCU School of Music at 828-227-7242.