Catch up on the latest TCP news and behind-the-scenes action on our blog.

Are you looking for program notes from a Third Coast Percussion concert? Interested in learning more about our illustrious interns? Curious about how our Studio Manager makes things happen? All of this and more can be found in our semi-regularly updated blog.








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Colin’s Corner: The Pak

Welcome to Colin's Corner! In this series of blog posts, our resident superhero and studio manager Colin Campbell will take you into his world of incredible craftsmanship to show off

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Intern Spotlight: Cameron Leach

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, we have started an Intern Spotlight series. Our interns do amazing work, and we want to thank them for their incredible talent and tireless dedication. Next

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Intern Spotlight: Brianna Trainor

We've had some incredible interns join us at TCP over the years, and they often don't get all the credit that they deserve for the hours and hours of work

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Our first Grammy Award!

We are honored and humbled to have won this year's Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music/ Small Ensemble Performance, for our album Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich, released on

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Announcing our 2017/18 Emerging Composers Partnership Collaborators

Please join us in congratulating Ayanna Woods and Timothy Page, the two composers selected for our 2017/18 Emerging Composers Partnership! We will be collaborating with both Ayanna and Timothy to create

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Photos from our Europe Tour

Here's a bunch of pictures from our recent tour in Poland and the Netherlands. Wroclaw, Poland [caption id="attachment_2795" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Nice to feel welcomed![/caption] [caption id="attachment_2796" align="aligncenter" width="225"] The National

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TCP10: Game-changing Moments

Third Coast Percussion's growth over the last 10 years has been pretty organic, but there have been a few landmark moments along the way when things really jumped up a

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Meet our Emerging Composers!

For the third round of TCP's Emerging Composers Partnership program, we received 99 applications, almost twice as many as previous years. There was so much great music in the bunch,

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TCP10: Questions we get asked all the time

As part of our series of #TCP10 blog posts, the members of Third Coast Percussion answer the 10 questions we're most commonly asked by audience members after concerts and at

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TCP10: Season Highlights

As part of our series of #TCP10 blog posts, the members of TCP talk about 10 things they're most excited about during the 10th Anniversary Season. David: TCP is going

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Third Coast Percussion Celebrates 10 Years!

  This season, we're celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Third Coast Percussion! Throughout the season, we'll be posting a series of #TCP10 blog entries, looking back on the first ten

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In C Performance

What an experience! Our plan was to gather 80 performers in honor of Terry Riley's 80th birthday, and we ended up with over 100 of Chicago's finest musicians to join

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Terry Riley’s In C

In C Performers: Thank you so much for joining us on this performance! We are so excited for this opportunity to make music with all of you at one of

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Detailed Program Notes for Currents: Democracy Looks Like

One of the new works we'll be premiering this Sunday at Constellation is democracy looks like by Adam Cuthbert.  This is a TCP commission and we're really excited about it!

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Detailed Program Notes for “Currents”: Jonathan was killed in a battle against the Philistines

Sunday we will premiering not one but TWO commissions.  Jonathan Pfeffer was one of the composers selected in our Emerging Composers Partnership Program and we're looking forward to sharing his

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Next Show

Thursday, January

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Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center

1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA United States

Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center

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Saturday, January

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Celebrity Series of Boston

Monday, February

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The Peace Center