Skip to main content
News

Furman Percussion Ensemble presents concert Nov. 2

Furman Associate Professor of Percussion Omar Carmenates

The Furman Percussion Ensemble will present a concert Saturday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall on campus.

Directed by Associate Professor of Percussion Omar Carmenates, the concert is open to the public and is presented by the Furman Department of Music. Tickets, available at the door, are $5.

The hour-long concert features a variety of modern chamber percussion repertoire by composers such as Dave Hall, Annika Socolofsky and the Grammy Award-winning quartet Third Coast Percussion.

The event also features Furman faculty member Alison Trainer in a unique percussion ensemble transcription of Antonín Dvorák’s renowned soprano aria “Song to the Moon” from his opera “Rusalka.”

The Furman University Percussion Ensemble performs a diverse range of literature while also dedicating itself to commissioning and performing new chamber works from both established and up-and-coming composers. Recent projects include co-commissioning and performing the United States premiere of John Luther Adams’ “Inuksuit” for nine to 99 outdoor percussionists, music of ecoacoustic composer Matthew Burtner, and a recording entitled “The John Psathas Percussion Project Volume 1” released in January 2019 through PARMA Recordings. Gramophone magazine has hailed the recording as having “superbly rendered performances.”

For more information, contact the Furman music office at 864-294-2086, and FurmanMusic@Furman.edu.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

Graphic image of novel coronavirus 19

Coronavirus updates

News about how the coronavirus is impacting Furman's study away programs is being updated regularly.

Taylor Griffin '22

Taylor Griffin ’22 awarded prestigious Army internship

Griffin is the third-ranked cadet out of 91 in the Paladin Battalion.

Emily Esfahani Smith

Cothran Center book club registration deadline is May 27

Four sessions will focus on "The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed With Happiness"

Drone photo of the Furman Mall and the Milford Mall.

Furman Implements Furloughs, Discontinues Baseball and Men’s Lacrosse

The university, which plans to reopen for in-person instruction in the fall, is taking these actions and others to address the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.