November 7, 2008
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Featuring the music of John Bergamo
David Johnson & The CalArts Percussion Ensemble,
Dan Kennedy, Amy Knowles
Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri & Hands On'semble with special guest Houman Pourmedhi.
L to R - Tim, Jeffrey, Austin, Swapan, John, Randy, Andrew, Carlos, Luis
John Bergamo has been major contributor to modern percussion music since the 1960s as a performer, composer, and teacher. In a special tribute concert, his music will be featured at the PASIC convention Friday evening concert in Austin, Texas on November 7, 2008.
At this year's Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), this showcase concert will feature the work of John Bergamo by his colleagues and students. A wide range of Bergamo's percussion compositions will be performed by members of the CalArts Percussion Ensemble with David Johnson, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri with Hands On'semble and Houman Pourmedhi.
Sponsors: The Herb Alpert College of Music at CalArts, Cooperman Drum, Remo, Kori Marimbas, Marimba One, Paiste, Zildjian Cymbals, Hamilton Stands, Wright Hand Drums, Yamaha, Bergerault, Houston Percussion Center, Steve Weiss Music and OMRadio.com.