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Percussion One drumline concert May 17

Bring the family to enjoy an entertaining afternoon mix of drumming, dancing and vocalists at the May 17 Percussion One Foundation event at Lone Star College-CyFair.

Percussion One (a high school drumline and artsits in residence at LSC-CyFair), P1-13 Cy-Fair and P1-13 Klein (junior high/middle school percussionists) and other artists will present  “out of the box” performances covering a wide range of aural and visual styles.  

“Percussion, Drumline, Techno, Fusion, Drum Circle, Dancers and Vocals are some of the many elements you will enjoy at this 4 p.m. event,” said Lamar Burkhalter, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Percussion One Foundation. “In addition, participate in the silent auction at 3 p.m. with donations from many companies and sports teams from the Greater Houston area. Come be entertained as we’re Drummin’ for Dollars and Beatin’ for Bids.”

Percussion One is a diverse group of musicians and percussionists who have performed throughout Texas and locally at Houston area professional sports pre-game and half-time shows under the direction of Burkhalter. He expanded Percussion One to provide instruction and performance opportunities for junior high/middle school percussionists, P1-13, as well as to help with their overall preparedness for a high school drumline.

General admission is $8 for the upcoming May concert set 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, phone at 281-232-5069 or at 3 p.m. at the box office in the Center for the Arts building at 9191 Barker Cypress.

For information on Percussion One, go to http://www.percussionone.org/. For information on LSC-CyFair, go to CyFair.LoneStar.edu.