Ethos Opens DP 2000-2001 Series
For additional information, contact Dr. H.G. Young III, professor of music and DP Series coordinator, (304) 424-8248.
Expect high energy when the Ethos Percussion Group opens the 2000-2001 Distinguished Performance Series on Saturday, Oct. 14, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The New York City-based ensemble will appear in concert at 8 p.m. in the college’s multi-purpose room.
Ethos is comprised of a quartet of virtuosic performers who play a wide variety of musical styles on an eclectic collection of instruments. From Guatemalan music to Japanese Taiko drumming to contemporary masterworks, the group is dedicated to the advancement of the percussive arts.
The group has performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, and Atlanta’s Spivey Hall.
Tickets for the Oct. 14th performance by the Ethos Percussion Group are available in the college’ business office. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for non-WVU Parkersburg students, and $2 in advance for WVU Parkersburg students.
Other programs in WVU Parkersburg’s series include The Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, on Friday, Nov. 10; Willa Cather’s "O Pioneers," performed by The Acting Company, Saturday, Feb. 10, and The Mystical Arts of Tibet, on Friday, April 20.
All programs are at 8 p.m. in the college multi-purpose room.
The DP Series is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts with approval of the West Virginia Commission on the Arts, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and the WVU Parkersburg student activity fee and academic affairs budget.
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