HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 10, 2014 – The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will offer a diverse mix of beats for the community in an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU students and faculty. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts building on campus. It is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.

Directed by Dr. Nathan Daughtrey, adjunct professor of percussion and music composition, the evening of music will include pieces by Scott Harding, Steve Riley, Lynn Glassock and more, including the world premiere of Daughtrey’s “Black Rainbow” for percussion ensemble and two pianists. Dr. Danny Frye, director of instrumental studies and university bands, will join Daughtrey in a percussion duet presentation as well.

“From a whisper to a roar, a wide range of styles and emotions will be represented throughout the concert,” says Daughtrey.

The Percussion Ensemble consists of music majors, music minors and percussion enthusiasts.

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