MISS PERCUSSION PRESENTS CONCERT
sounds of rolling drums of every variety will fill the stage of
the Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium May 1 when The University
of Southern Mississippi's Percussion Ensemble presents a concert
at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Mississippi Chapter of the Percussive
Arts Society's Day of Percussion. Under the direction of Dr. John
Wooton, associate professor of music in the School of Music at Southern
Miss, the ensemble features members of the ever-popular percussion
studio at their very best.
are $5 for adults and free for Southern Miss students with valid
ID. Tickets will be sold at the door only. For more information,
call (601) 266-4993.
MISS CHOIRS GIVE SPRING CONCERT
Southern Miss Concert Choir will present its spring concert at 8:30
p.m. May 3 at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg.
Their program boasts a varied repertoire ranging from Renaissance
to 20th-century to ethnic music. The ensemble has 55 members and
rehearses three times a week for 50 minutes. The choir is made up
of music majors and nonmusic majors and is under the leadership
of two graduate conducting students. Amon Eady, a master's student
in choral conducting from Birmingham, Ala., will conduct Damon H.
Dandridge's arrangement of the traditional spiritual "I Know
I've Been Changed." Lauren Brandon, a doctoral student in choral
conducting from Romney, W.V., will conduct this concert as her first
doctoral recital. Admission is free. For more information, call
the Southern Miss Choral Activities Office at (601) 266-4092.