SC State Mallet and Percussion Ensembles Premier Fall Concert, Dec. 5

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

ORANGEBURG – The SC State University Mallet and Percussion Ensembles will present an eclectic mix of percussion music from J.S. Bach to Steve Reich to Bob Marley, traditional Trinidad music, American Film and 20th Century Seminal Percussion Ensemble Works for their premier fall concert.

The SC State University Mallet and Percussion Ensembles Premier Fall Concert will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Barbara Vaughan Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

The ensembles directed by James Orlick, instructor of music, will present a mix of percussion featuring everything from mallet instruments and tam-tams to drums and garbage cans.

Selections will include J.S. Bach’s “Bourree from Partita No. 1 for solo violin transcribed for mallet ensemble”; Boogsie Sharp’s “Shaw Park”; Austin “Super Blue” Lyons’ “Barbara”; Traditional Trinidad works “Baja” and “Jamaican Farewell”; Bob Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff,” “One Love” and “Redemption Song”; George Gershwin’s “Fascinating Rhythm”; Steve Reich’s “Clapping Music”; David Gillingham’s “Sacrificial Rite”; and “Normandy Beach” with film.

For additional information, contact James Orlick at (803) 536-7124.