Texas Tech Percussion Ensembles and Steel Drum Bands to Perform

The concert will feature music by Frank Zappa.

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Music presents “We Are Not Alone,” with the percussion ensembles I & II and steel drum bands. The ensembles are under the direction of professors Alan Shinn, Lisa Rogers and Sarah Harris.

The concert is open to the public and admission is free.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 9)

WHERE: Allen Theatre in the Texas Tech Student Union Building (SUB)

The concert will feature music by Frank Zappa, an American musician, songwriter and composer who was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No. 71 on its list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”

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CONTACT:  Lisa Rogers, professor of percussion studies, School of Music, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-0990 or lisa.rogers@ttu.edu

School of Music

The School of Music

The School of Music is part of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.

With more than 500 students, the size is ideal for creating larger ensembles as well as ensuring individual attention with private study.

Faculty includes a performing specialist on all band and orchestral instruments as well as piano, voice, organ, harp and guitar, and specialists in conducting, composition, electronic music, music education, musicology, world music and music theory.