people playing marimbas and xylophones on a stage

NMU Percussion Ensemble Concert

The NMU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. James A. Strain, will present its annual fall semester concert on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be performed on standard percussion instruments such as drums, cymbals, gongs, marimbas, xylophones, bells, chimes and timpani. The music will include a variety of styles, including traditional rope drumming, dance rhythms for handclappers, a novelty xylophone duet, a renaissance madrigal arranged for marimba ensemble and Carlos Chavez’ "Toccata for Percussion Instruments."

This concert is via livestream - you can view it live at or archived on our department YouTube page ( after the concert.

Saturday, Nov 7, 2020

Start Time:  3:00 pm
End Time:  4:00 pm


1401 Presque Isle Ave, 102 Thomas Fine Arts

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Linda Popovic

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