Each year, Third Coast Percussion presents 4-5 concerts of percussion music in their hometown of Chicago. In concert halls, theaters, and art galleries, the ensemble joins with world-renowned performers for programs that include premieres of new works for percussion alongside modern classic percussion music.
Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park
Third Coast Percussion celebrates the 80th birthday of Terry Riley with an epic performance of Riley's master piece "In C." TCP will lead an ensemble of 80 of Chicago's finest musicians brought together for this occasion, including stars of Chicago's contemporary, classical, jazz and rock scenes, and students from local universities, youth orchestras and community music schools. Join us for this celebration of the joy of collective music making!
Featuring musicians from: Fifth House Ensemble, Grant Wallace Band, Mocrep, New Music Chicago, North Shore Concert Band, Parlour Tapes+, Spektral Quartet, Ursa Ensemble, DePaul University Ensemble 20+, Northern Illinois University, Merit School of Music, Mucca Pazza and more!
Grammy-winning big band Snarky Puppy will perform immediately following.
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for The Arts.