Faculty Artist Series: Michael Burritt, Professor of Percussion

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Date(s) - 09/17/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kilbourn Hall


The center piece on the program is Koolish Zein, a three-movement work for solo marimba and vibraphone with percussion quartet and electronics by New Zealand composer John Psathas, written for Michael Burritt and commissioned by a consortium of universities including Eastman. Professor Burritt will be joined by Assistant Professor of Music Theory Matt Curlee ‘01E (MM) for the premiere of Curlee’s new work, Something Hiding in the Light, a piano and marimba duo with percussion quartet. In addition, the program offers premieres of All Green Lights, a percussion duo by Kyle Peters ‘17E (MM) and Michael Burritt’s newest solo work, Blue Smoke.

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