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Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season at home in Chicago, teaches musicians of all ages and experience levels, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Philip Glass, Devonté Hynes, Chris Cerrone, Augusta Read Thomas, Donnacha Dennehy, and David T. Little.

The mission of Third Coast Percussion is to inspire and educate through the creation of exciting and unexpected musical experiences.

Third Coast Percussion's vision is a world-wide audience that embraces creativity, curiosity, and community through music.

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Música Poética | January 19, 2024 – Program Notes

PROGRAM 7:00pm: Opening act by SRBCC's La Cantera 7:30pm: Música Poética by Carlos Carrillo (Chicago premiere) “Four Walls”“Como si fuera la primavera”“Dueling with Time” Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert

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Program notes for PASIC 2023 — November 10, 2023

PROGRAM Since Time Began                                                                   Michael J. Burritt (b. 1962) Alchemy (1623)Campana (1723)Homage (1823)Revolutions (1923) World PremiereCommissioned by the Zildjian Company in celebration of its 400th anniversary, and written for Third

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Intern Spotlight: Sean McWilliams

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Thursday, June


Elmhurst Centre for Peforming Arts

119 Commerce Ave
Elmhurst, IL United States

The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts

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Saturday, June


Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Preservation

Spring Green, WI

Thursday, June


Rockport Music

Rockport, MA