New Music, Hand Drumming concert ranges far
The UW-Green Bay music program presents a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday (May 6) featuring two student groups, the New Music Ensemble and the Hand Drumming Ensemble. Music influenced by the traditions of West Africa, Northeast Brazil and Peru, a piece by a contemporary California composer, and music written by student ensemble members will be performed in the University Theatre. The New Music group directed by Prof. Adam Gaines will perform entirely student-composed music, with titles like “SA Essay,” “Ahweiufh,” “When Nobody Is Watching,” “Zen Paradox,” and “Aquatic Hypnotic.” The program’s second half features the hand drummers directed by educator and alumna Tim Patterson, Class of 2002, performing a variety of world music including a Brazilian set. More details and ticket info.