Texas Tech School of Music to Hold Percussion and Steel Drum Concert
Texas Tech University, along with the School of Music, will host a concert featuring the Percussion Ensembles and Steel Drum Bands at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 14) in Hemmle Recital Hall.
This concert will feature Percussion Ensembles with work from American composer David Maslanka and composer Blake Tyson.
From Texas Tech:
The concert will also feature the Steel Drum Bands, performing traditional and popular music on steelpans with rhythm section backup. Staple steel drum tunes by Irving Burgie, Harry Belafonte and Rafael de Leon will showcase the national instrument of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Steel Drum Bands also will perform Clarence “Sonny” Henry’s “Evil Ways,” a song made famous by Santana, in addition to Van Morrison’s classic, “Brown Eyed Girl.”
For more information, you can call (806) 834-0990.