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Justin Alexander in Performance

12/02/2020
Justin Alexander in Performance

The Black Box Theatre, The Performance Hub, 1:30 - 2:30pm, Wednesday 4 March 2020

The School of Performing Arts is delighted to welcome Percussionist Justin Alexander, to perform a varied repertoire of contemporary music in a lunchtime recital at the Performance Hub, Walsall Campus. A dynamic and versatile percussionist, Justin has performed throughout the United States and the world with recent performances in Australia, Sweden, Costa Rica, and The Dominican Republic.

A dedicated chamber musician, Justin is co-founder of The AarK Duo, with flutist Tabatha Easley, and Novus Percutere, with percussionist Luis Rivera. Novus Percutere’s recent release, symmetry / reflection, focuses on percussion process music and the chamber works of the UK composer Steve Gisby. The AarK Duo has enjoyed several high-profile performances including the College Music Society’s International Conference and the National Flute Association’s National Conference. They recently finished recording their debut CD which features new compositions for flute and percussion by Valerie Coleman, Marco Alunno, Michael Burritt, and John Griffin and will be released Fall 2020. Justin can also be heard as a guest soloist on the recently-released Volume 3 by The Florida State University Percussion Ensemble, and the upcoming John Psathas Percussion Project disc, Volume 1. Active in the orchestral world, Justin regularly performs with The Richmond Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, and will be principal percussionist for the Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival Orchestra in Wintergreen, VA for the 2020 season.

Admission is free but tickets must be booked in advance from:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solo-percussion-concert-tickets-93245679337

For enquiries about BA (Hons) Music for Education and Community Practice or BMus Music please contact Anne-Marie Beaumont on 01902 322899 or email: a.beaumont@wlv.ac.uk

 

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