Lee Percussion Ensemble To Perform Oct. 30

Monday, October 23, 2017
Lee University’s Percussion Ensemble
Lee University’s Percussion Ensemble

Lee University’s Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Andy Harnsberger, will perform with guest artist Dr. Eric Hollenbeck in concert on Monday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center. 

The concert will feature two pieces composed by Dr. Harnsberger, as well as music by Michael Burritt, Phil Richardson, David Skidmore, and Blake Tyson. In addition, Dr. Hollenbeck will perform a solo piece by Matthew Harris, as well as perform with the graduate ensemble. 

Dr. Harnsberger, associate professor of percussion, is active throughout the year as a freelance percussionist and recitalist. He is a performing artist and clinician for Malletech mallets and musical instruments, Remo Drum Heads, Sabian Cymbals, Ltd., and Grover Pro Percussion. 

Dr. Harnsberger earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he also received the prestigious Performer’s Certificate. 

Dr. Hollenbeck, an associate professor of percussion at Colorado State University, has performed with the Alabama Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, and the Chicago Civic Symphony. He has performed as a recitalist in England, Mexico, and Ecuador. 

Dr. Hollenbeck earned his DMA at Northwestern University. 

Lee’s Percussion Ensemble performs challenging percussion literature, involving a wide variety of percussion instruments. The group has rapidly developed a reputation for musical excellence and expertise. 

The concert is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public. 

For more information, contact the Lee University School of Music at 614-8240 or at music@leeuniversity.edu.

Dr. Eric Hollenbeck
Dr. Eric Hollenbeck

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