International Percussion Highlights Music of Different Cultures

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The International Percussion concert scheduled for November 17 will feature K’s Taiko drummers
along with other international percussion groups.

Experience the music of different cultures at Kalamazoo College’s Dalton Theatre on Wednesday, November 17.

The Department of Music’s International Percussion ensemble will perform its fall concert, titled “Collage,” at 7 p.m. as it features a Caribbean steel drumming group with instructor Jean Raabe, a Japanese Taiko drumming group with instructor Carolyn Koebel and a West African drumming group with instructor Nathaniel Waller.

The ensemble unites individuals with varied musical backgrounds from K, nearby institutions and the general community. The concert is free and the public is invited. All attendees must wear masks to comply with the College’s COVID-19 policies.

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