Department of Music
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Percussion Ensemble

The Percussion Ensemble at Southeastern performs for a wide variety of functions and events including university and community concerts, performances in Texoma Region schools, and state conventions. The ensemble is comprised of 10 – 15 musicians and performs literature from the standard repertoire written specifically for percussion as well as Arrangements of Classical literature and contemporary transcriptions of popular tunes. In addition, the percussion ensemble performs music on authentic instruments from different cultures and regions of the world. These ethnic styles include: Middle East, Arabic, African, Brazilian, Mexican Marimba, and Caribbean Steel Drum styles.

Through the Musical Arts Series, percussion students have the opportunity to work with internationally recognized artists. Recent guest artists include Danny FryeThe Percussion Group CincinnatiEthos Percussion GroupMaelstromBrahmahHands On’SembleTempus FugitNuclear Percussion EnsembleGlobal Percussion TrioTaikoza, D’Drum, Meadows World Music Ensemble, and Talujon.