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“Since Time Began” at DePaul University CHICAGO CONCERT SEASON

Third Coast Percussion presents an extraordinary concert experience honoring the past, present, and future of percussion music.

Michael Burritt served a vital role as a mentor to all members of the Third Coast Percussion ensemble throughout their studies at Northwestern University, and his compositions for percussion have become standard repertoire for soloists and ensembles. Burritt has composed a monumental new work for TCP in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Zildjian cymbals–one of the music world’s oldest and most iconic brands. Audience favorites written by some of TCP’s recent collaborators round out this program, featuring some of the most exciting and virtuosic music TCP has ever performed. 

The performance will take place in Gannon Concert Hall at the Holtschneider Performance Center.
Purchase Tickets

$50 premium* / $25 general / $10 student
* premium ticket includes premium seating and a post-concert reception with the artists

If you need ticketing assistance, please contact the Holtschneider Performance Center Box Office by phone at 773.325.5200 or by email at [email protected]. The HPC Box Office has reduced hours after November 25: open Wednesday – Friday, 12 PM – 3 PM, and will be open on December 5 for this performance. 



Clarice Assad, arr. TCP: The Hero

Machado Mijiga: Situations Suite

1. Sorcery
2. Treachery
3. Mastery

Gemma Peacocke: Death Wish

Michael Burritt: Since Time Began (Chicago premiere)


Third Coast Percussion’s 2023/2024 Chicago Season is generously supported by members of TCP’s Chicago Circle (click here to learn more and join), the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, and the Robert & Isabelle Bass Foundation. Third Coast Percussion acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and a CityArts grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.


Since Time Began by Michael Burritt was commissioned by the Zildjian Company in celebration of its 400th anniversary, and written for Third Coast Percussion.

Machado Mijiga’s Situations Suite was written for Third Coast Percussion’s Currents Creative Partnership, with support from the DEW Foundation, the Elizabeth F Cheney Foundation, the Sargent Family Foundation, and Louise K. Smith.

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