Percussion Group Cincinnati

Percussion Group CincinnatiPerformance Details

Date: Sunday, September 22nd at 7:30pm
Location: Williamsburg Regional Library Theatre
Admission: $10 public/$5 students
Tickets available at the door. Reception to follow performance.

This performance is held in memory of William DeFotis.

About the Performers

The Percussion Group Cincinnati performs classic and experimental music from America, Chile, Bali, South Africa, and China in an entertaining, dynamic, and sometimes humorous manner. Their instruments include marimbas, drums, gongs, prepared piano a computer, a deck of cards, newspapers, and many other items that can be exploited for sound. The Percussion Group Cincinnati is the faculty ensemble-in-residence at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. 

For more information about the Percussion Group Cincinnati, visit their website at

Program Selection

Lift Off (1966) Russell Peck
Mbira Music, Book 1 (1986)* Alonzo Alexander
from Drama (1996)* Guo Wen-jing
Credo in Us (1942) John Cage
Solo with Snare Drum (1991)* William DeFotis

Balinese Ceremonial Music
    I. Pemoengkah (shadow puppet play)
    II. Gambangan (cremation)
    III. Taboeh Teloe (temple dedication)

Colin McPhee
arr. Percussion
Group Cincinnati

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy (1987)* collective
Chilean Songs arr. Percussion
Group Cincinnati

*written for Percussion Group Cincinnati

This program is co-sponsored by the Williamsburg Regional Library's Dewel Decibel Series.