Published on: May 18, 2011Percussion 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 “Dog Dayz of Drummerz” concert set May 22.
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 (P1), a diverse group of musicians and percussionists and P1-13, the expansion of P1 featuring junior high and middle school percussionists, 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.
In addition to local and state community performances this season, the talented musicians of P1 and P1-13 opened for the Blue Man Group at Jones Hall this year. At the 2011 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention, P1-13 earned rave reviews for a lecture clinic performance and a standing-room only showcase concert for an audience of 500 music students and directors.
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.