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August 31, 2005

UMBC Presents the "two" Percussion Ensemble in Concert

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture

twoOn September 15th at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall, the UMBC Department of Music’s Contemporary Concerts Series presents the “two” percussion group, a duo committed to the advancement of new music through performance, education, and experimentation. two was founded in 1998 by Chris Leonard and Dale Speicher, both founding members of the seminal percussion group trio algetic. The music of two invites listeners to investigate the boundaries of complexity and sonority by exploring the world outside of driving repetitive rhythms and, instead, diving into a world of polytonality and polyrhythmic structures. two actively commissions new music for percussion from forward thinking composers throughout the world.

Their program will include All that is Left and Polka in Treblinka by Stuart Saunders Smith, Pairs by Christian Wolff, bicoastal by Roger Zahab, Rhythm Strip by Askell Masson, Verhälthis (ähneln..) by Franklin Cox, and a new work by Tom Baker.

Admission is free.

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Posted by tmoore at August 31, 2005 4:12 PM