Market Square Concerts will presents Grammy award-winning Third Coast Percussion in a mini-residency which includes a performance of TCP’s new program “Perpetulum” at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg, PA, as well as two educational outreach presentations: “Think Outside the Drum” for K-12 age students at Whitaker Center and a masterclass at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg for college level percussion students.
DAVID SKIDMORE Donner
PETER MARTIN BEND
AUGUSTA READ THOMAS Resounding Earth, mvt. II (Prayer)
GEMMA PEACOCKE Death Wish
DEVONTÉ HYNES Perfectly Voiceless
MARK APPLEBAUM Aphasia
ROBERT DILLON Ordering-instincts
PHILIP GLASS Perpetulum
DAVID SKIDMORE Torched and Wrecked
Perpetulum by Philip Glass was commissioned for Third Coast Percussion with lead support from the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation. The work was co-commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting for Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Bravo! Vail Music Festival, San Francisco Performances, Town Hall Seattle, Performance Santa Fe, the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and the Third Coast Percussion New Works Fund, with additional support from Friedrich Burian, Bruce Oltman, MITO Settembre Musica, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series, and the Percussive Arts Society.
This all-American contemporary program is presented by Market Square Concerts as part of an effort to raise awareness in the Central Pennsylvania community about the exciting creative developments in the genre of instrumental chamber music. This project is one of the largest contemporary American classical music events in Central PA.