Southeastern Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents Daniel Pate

Friday, March 4, 2016
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present percussionist Daniel Pate in a recital Monday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pottle Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
     Pate is an active performer in New York City and the surrounding areas including performances in the Ojai Music Festival, the Mondavi Center, Symphony Space, and the Abrons Center.  Additionally, he has performed in the Green Umbrella Series held at Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles.
     “As an advocate of contemporary music, he has presented premiers by Paula Matthusen and Adam Beard and has been a guest performer with the contemporary ensemble ‘Red Fish, Blue Fish,’” according to Logan Place, instructor of trumpet and undergraduate coordinator for Southeastern.
     Along with pursuing a doctorate in contemporary music performance at Stony Brook University in New York, Pate is a faculty member at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan where he performs as a soloist and Chamber musician.  He also serves as a percussionist and a member of the steering committee for the New York Electroacoustic Music Festival.
     The works he will perform include pieces by composers Erik Lund, Philippe Hurel, David Lang, Kevin Volans, James Stephenson, and Alejandro Viñao.
     For more information, contact Place at 985-549-2184.

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