"Day of Percussion" Set for April 13

Truman will be hosting the Missouri Percussive Arts Society’s “Day of Percussion” April 13 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

The event is considered to be Missouri’s largest festival devoted to percussion music of all types, drawing in hundred of students, teachers, professional performers and music lovers from all over the Midwest. The event will feature two internationally renowned percussion artists: Grammy-award winning Latin percussion artists, Lalo Davila and the contemporary percussion/composer, Casey Cangelosi. There will be five other guest performers and clinicians throughout the day in addition to a number of percussion instrument exhibits.  

The end of the event will feature a free “Showcase Concert,” at 5 p.m. featuring the Truman State Concert Percussion Ensemble I and “Truman Steel,” with guest artists Lalo Davila and Casey Cangelosi.

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