Percussion Ensemble Presenting First Concert of the Year Nov. 14

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Oct. 28, 2005 – Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Music is proud to announce its first Percussion Ensemble concert of the 2005-2006 season, which will take place at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 in the University Center Ballroom.

The Southeast Percussion Ensemble is now under the direction of Shane Mizicko, a new faculty member in the Department of Music this year.  Both a percussionist and a composer, Mizicko specializes in contemporary chamber music and brings a unique flair to this already dynamic and very popular ensemble.

The program slated for Nov. 14 includes “Sonatina” by Fisher Tull, “Song for the Mountain Stream” by Chien-hui Hung, “Danse” by Claude Debussy, as well as compositions by Bob Becker, Elliot Del Borgo and Alan Keown.

Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Box Office by calling (573) 651-2265 or by stopping by the lobby of the Rose Theatre.  Discounts for senior citizens and students are available in advance only, and all tickets will be $7 the night of the concert at the door.