More than 300 student percussionists will meet on the Lassiter High School campus the weekend of April 26th, when the Lassiter Bands Program hosts its 6th Annual Percussion Ensemble Symposium.
The event, which is open to the public, will feature exciting performances by world-renowned, professional percussionists and high school student musicians, including a Saturday evening performance by The University of Texas Percussion Ensemble under the direction of master percussionists Dr. Thomas Burritt and Tony Edwards. Additionally, the highly acclaimed composer and percussionist Nathan Daughtrey is expected to perform.
“We are honored to welcome our three guest clinicians to the Lassiter campus and look forward to giving our symposium students a chance to interact with some of the top percussionists in the nation.”
Student performances begin Friday, April 26th, at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Faculty Recital at 8:45 p.m. Saturday performances and clinics begin at 9:00 a.m. and will culminate with an exciting performance by The University of Texas Percussion Ensemble at approximately 8:00 Saturday evening. Admission is $10 for both days, with proceeds benefiting the Lassiter High School Bands Program.
The Lassiter Bands Program introduced its Percussion Symposium in 2014 to encourage the growth of percussion ensemble activity in a non-competitive environment. Attending students will perform on state-of-the-art instruments provided by Mapex/Majestic. Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Rd, Marietta, Ga. More info: facebook.com/lassiterpercussion-symposium or firstname.lastname@example.org.