Southeastern News

Canadian percussion group to perform Feb. 25

DURANT, Okla. –  Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Musical Arts Series continues with the appearance of TorQ, a Canadian percussion quartet, in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

The group has performed to critical acclaim across Canada and also appeared in many collaborative events.

TorQ will present a master class for all interested musicians at 3:30 p.m. on the same day, also in the Recital Hall.

The four members, Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake and Daniel Morphy, are committed to making new music accessible to audiences that span generations and geography.

TorQ commissions new works for percussion quartet from both established and up-and-coming composers.

TorQ is invested in music education and presents more than 70 school performances a year.

The concert and master class are free and everyone is invited to attend.

Dr. Jeri Walker, Donna Massey Professor of Music at Southeastern, offered thanks to the wonderful donors and sponsors, without whom this series would not be possible.

Walker said, “These wonderful patrons of the arts will be introduced at each concert. Consider being a part of the Musical Arts Series by becoming a donor.’’ For more information, contact jwalker@se.edu or call 580-745-2385.