21 February 2008
Department of Music
Sponsors Kaleidoscope Event:
2008 Day Of Percussion
The David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville
State University is sponsoring a “Day of Percussion” on Saturday, 23 February 2008 in Mason Hall
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A daylong series of clinics, master
classes and performances are scheduled.
include Mark Libby, Principal Percussion, Alabama Symphony Orchestra;
John Lawless, Atlanta Opera, Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and Atlanta
Percussion Trio; and Michael Burritt, International Marimba Artist,
Northwestern University Faculty; and JSU Mallett Ensemble with Clint
All events for the day are free. For further information, contact Mr. Clint Gillespie, the JSU Day of Percussion Event
Coordinator, at ext 5630. Additional information is available at the JSU Music
2008 Day Of Percussion.
At 4:30 p.m. the concluding event with be a concert by Michael Burritt, percussionist, composer, soloist, and educator.
This will be a unique opportunity to hear this famous mallet percussionist in a solo recital.
Michael Burritt has performed and recorded with leading ensembles all over the world. In addition to his performing career,
he directs the percussion program at Northwestern University School of Music. This performance will climax the 2008 JSU Day of
A scheduled item in JSU's Kaleidoscope Festival of the Arts 2008, the event is free, and the public is welcome to attend.
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