Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-04-28

The Samford University Percussion Ensemble will present its spring concert Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

The program will include Michael Burritt's The Doomsday Machine, Kit Mills' Three European Folk Songs, George Hamilton Green's Alabama Moon, Gene Koshinski's As One, Mark Ford's Head Talk and Stubernic, and Patrick Long's Strange Loops.

Three European Folk Songs was the first place winner in the marimba trio category of the 2008 Classical Marimba League composition competition. The Samford concert will be among the first public performances of the piece.

The ensemble includes Sarah Beltran, John Benton, Josh Crowe, Billy Gunter, Holly Mason, Jackson Pinder and Evelyn Stagnaro. Dr, Grant B. Dalton is director.