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Percussion Ensemble

Joseph Pereira, Director

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Utilizing a wide range of percussion instruments, the USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble, directed by Joseph Pereira, presents a diverse range of musical styles. The group has premiered many new works and has had music composed specifically for it by artists such as Michael Abels, Frederick Lesemann and Erica Muhl.

Repertory features works by:

Cage
Harrison
jarvinen
Campion
Davidovsky
Hardtke
Carter
Grisey
Bergamo
Adamek
Pateras
Donatoni
Pereira
Wallin
Lukas Ligeti
Hauser
Levitan
Westlake
Takamitsu
Bettison

Works written for USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble by:

Applebaum
Vinao