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Percussion Faculty Recital Scheduled Oct. 4

Contact: Rene Abadie


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University percussion faculty will hold a recital, The History of Percussion, at the Pottle Music Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 4. 
     Scheduled for 7:30 p.m., the performance is free and open to the public. 
     The recital will feature performances by Kevin Estoque, Southeastern adjunct instructor and percussion arranger for the university’s Spirit of the Southland Marching Band, and Guy Gauthreaux, adjunct professor of percussion. They will be accompanied on the piano by David Evenson, professor of music and head of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, and Grammy Award nominee Kenneth Boulton, associate professor of piano.
     Scheduled for performance is the 1685 Marches de timbales a.2 by Andre Danican and Jacques Danican Phildor followed by The History of American Drums, a set of four pieces that include The Downfall of Paris, Connecticut Halftime, The Gladstone Cadets, and American Suite, which was written by Gauthreaux. 
     The program will also include the 1942 Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion by Bela Bartok.
     For more information, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.

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