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Texas Tech Percussion Ensembles and Steel Drum Bands to Perform

James Hodgins

November 5, 2015

The concert will feature music by Frank Zappa.

Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa
1940-1993

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