Baylor percussion group in concert | Music school

The Baylor Percussion Group will perform its second concert of the 2021-2022 season on Thursday, March 17 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Jones Concert Hall, located in the Glennis McCrary Music Building. The BPG is a ten-member student performing ensemble led by Todd Meehan, Percussion Teacher and Director of the Instrumental Studies Division, and Arlo Shultis, Part-Time Percussion Instructor.
Special guest composer Iván Treviño is a lecturer in percussion at the University of Texas at Austin and co-director of the Eastman Percussion Festival, a biennial summer festival hosted by the Eastman School of Music. He is also well known for his drumming work with Break of Reality, an internationally touring rock cello quartet. Break of Reality has released five studio albums and has been featured on PBS, Huffington Post and Yahoo Music, and the group is in regular rotation on National Public Radio.
The opening of the program will be Momentum by the famous American composer, percussionist and conductor William Kraft, who died last month at the age of ninety-nine and a half.
Next will come the percussion duo of Wayne Siegel, 42nd Street Rondothen that of Peter Martin Bend for percussion quartet.
After the intermission, the Baylor Percussion Group will return to the stage for three works by guest composer Iván Treviño, who will also act as narrator in the first piece, Space debris for percussion quartet.
Also to be heard by Iván Treviño the percussion duo Seesaw and a percussion septet called Shared space.
This Baylor Percussion Group concert is free and open to the public. It is also available for live streaming at baylor.edu/music/live.

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