Percussion Ensemble I
Friday, April 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Blake Wilkins, director
The “Fridays at Moores” series continues with the Percussion Ensemble I’s 2019 spring concert. The program will include works by some of the mostrecognized composers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including Steve Reich’s “Mallet Quartet” (2009), one of his most recent works, this piece was written for two marimbists and two vibraphonists; Iannis Xenakis’ “Okho” (1989), a percussion trio original written for three djembes and Stephen Hartke’s “Percolative Processes” (2005), which was written to reflect the process of mineral formation.
The program will also include, among others, Blake Wilkins’ “Dancing with Snakes,” which was written for the Moores School Percussion Ensemble in 2010, and arrangements of ragtime music written for xylophone in the 1920s.