Published on: May 20, 2010Percussion One, an independent high school drumline and percussion ensemble that serve as “Artists in Residence” at Lone Star College-CyFair, closes their performance season with “Technobeats” concert set May 23.
Bring the family and enjoy a Sunday evening of musical compositions featuring Houston area students on snare drums, tenor drums, bass drums, trash cans and closet rods.
Percussion One is a diverse group of musicians and percussionists who perform under the direction of Lamar Burkhalter, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Percussion One Foundation. Burkhalter is an active percussion educator, clinical, arranger and performer as well as music director for the NFL Houston Texans.
This talented group has performed throughout Texas in many corporate and community events and on stage with the Keith Urban Band and Shania Twain. Locally, the group’s performance schedule has included parades, church and community events, pre-game and half-time shows for the Houston area sports teams such as the Texans, Rockets and Aeros, Texas Bowl events and much more.
General admission is $8 for the LSC-CyFair concert, which will be held at 5 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts on the Barker Cypress campus.
Tickets are available via e-mail at Info@percussionone.org or at 4:30 p.m. at the box office in the Center for the Arts building at 9191 Barker Cypress.
For information on Percussion One, go to www.percussionone.org. For information on LSC-CyFair, go to LoneStar.edu.
About Percussion One Foundation
This Texas 501(c)3 nonprofit organization is committed to education, performance and outreach through the creation of community based percussion ensembles. The Percussion One Foundation brings together musicians/percussionists from many diverse age groups, backgrounds and music programs to explore many areas of percussion performance while also improving their percussion and music education. For information, go to www.percussionone.org.