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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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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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Detailed Program Notes for “Currents”: Trio for Harold Budd

We're fortunate that flutist Rachel Beetz is able to join us this Sunday to perform Tyshawn Sorey's Trio for Harold Budd.   Here are some more details about the piece from the

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Detailed Program Notes for “Currents”: Straitjacket

We're coming up on a really exciting show this Sunday at Constellation, where we launch our new concert initiative Currents. We'll be premiering new works, and performing some other works

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TCP welcomes Liz Pesnel

Third Coast Percussion is excited to announce our first staff hire! Liz Pesnel is joining TCP part-time starting this month. She will be acting as an office manager and additional

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Happy 2015!

We had an incredible 2014!  The members of TCP share some personal thoughts about the past year and what they are excited for in 2015 by each answering the following

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Two New Composers Selected for Emerging Composers Partnership

Third Coast Percussion is thrilled to announce that we've selected two new composers to collaborate with as a part of our Emerging Composers Partnership. TCP will premiere new works from

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Lyrical Geometry

Last month, Third Coast Percussion hosted an event unlike any other in our ensemble’s history. “Lyrical Geometry” was a collaboration between TCP, the extraordinary artists at Luftwerk, architectural historian and scholar

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Wild Sound Recipes

*The Following are excerpts from our new cookbook  "But Cooler..... Quick Instruments for the Active Eater", compiled and edited by Third Coast Percussion and Glenn Kotche Bird Caller Prep Time:

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A summer of Wild Sound- South Bend 2014

As part of our Ensemble-in-Residence position at the University's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, we spend about a month each summer living in South Bend, developing the projects that we'll be

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Bravo! Vail Residency

What better way to start our 2014-2015 season than a residency at the Bravo! Vail music festival in Vail, CO!?!  Over the course of 11 jam-packed days we played 9

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Fun Facts for the 2013-14 Season

Here are some nerdy fun facts about Third Coast Percussion's 2013-14 season!  Between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014, Third Coast Percussion will have: -  given 82 performances -

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Two Composers Selected for First Emerging Composers Partnership Program

We are excited to announce that we have selected two composers to collaborate with in our first Emerging Composers Partnership!  Ben Hjertmann will compose a new work for TCP to

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Emerging Composers Partnership: 2014

TCP Emerging Composers Application 2014 (click on the above link to download a pdf of the current application) TCP is excited to accept applications for the third season of our Emerging

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Our Residency Begins

TCP began its 5-year long residency at the University of Notre Dame last week.  We packed up our Chicago studio, filled a 20ft Penske truck, and headed down to South

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Next Show

Tuesday, March

3

Onstage Ogden

455 25th Street
Ogden, UT United States

The Royal Room at The Monarch

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Friday, March

6

Purdue Convocations

West Lafayette, IN


Sunday, March

8

Boulanger Initiative

Washington, DC