Music from Popular Movies to be Featured at Percussion Pops Family Concert


by News Bureau on Monday, Apr. 23, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 23, 2012 — The Southeast Missouri State University Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band, under the direction of Shane Mizicko, will present the “Percussion Pops” Family Concert at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus.

Modeled after their “Family Holiday Concert,” this concert is also geared towards families with young children and will include music and slide shows from popular movies such as “Star Wars,” “Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Harry Potter,” “Madagascar” and “The Lion King.”

In addition to the Southeast Percussion Ensemble, the Jackson High School Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Chris Crawford, will be performing popular and exciting kid-friendly repertoire.

The concert will last about one hour, and donations of $1 are suggested donation for ages 6 and up. There will be complimentary face painting prior to the concert, and balloons distributed after the concert.

Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651-2265, or online at