7.11.13Southern Oregon University hosts the annual NorthWest Percussion Festival for the first time! Guest artist will be world-renowned percussion soloist and conductor Steven Schick. Percussion ensembles from across Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Northern California will attend and perform. Schedule will be as follows:

Ashland, Oregon
Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall &
Centre Stage Theater

Friday, April 10 – 7:30pm
Opening concert featuring Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensembles, directed by Terry Longshore, with guest artist Steven Schick

The Rebel Frog Goes Dancing – Bryan Jeffs
– Per Andreasson
Contactual Constellations – Bryan Jeffs
West Coast Premiere of Elliot Cole’s AMEN
Trans – Lei Liang (Steven Schick, soloist)
Rebonds – Iannis Xenakis (Steven Schick, soloist)
Ballet Mécanique – George Antheil

Saturday, April 11:
9am – University of Oregon
10:30 Performance/Master Class by Steven Schick
1pm – University of Alaska, Fairbanks
2pm – Central Washington University
3pm – Western Washington University
4pm – Husky Percussion Ensemble (University of Washington)
5pm – Portland Percussion Group
7:30pm – Directors Recital featuring Percussion Directors from NorthWest Universities
9:30pm – Standing Stone hang with Maraval Road

Sunday, April 12:
9am – Portland State University
10am – Western Oregon University
11am – California State University, Sacramento