Bethel University Presents Percussion Ensemble Concert

Erin Kinzel

Join us Tues., Oct. 27 at 6 p.m., for the first ever outdoor concert of the Bethel University Percussion Ensemble. 

The program is under the direction of Reginald Klopfenstein, D.M., Professor of Music. The 12 members of the BU Percussion Ensemble will perform an engaging and eclectic variety of works for percussion. Mallet works include Dave Grusin’s “Memphis Stomp” and Granados’s “Villanesca.” Large percussion compositions include “The River,” by Seth Adams and “Clapping Music,” by Steve Reich. 

Due to COVID concerns, we will have several additional arrangements for the performance:

•    Physical distancing, means keeping a safe space between yourself and other people who are not from your household. To practice physical distancing, stay at least 6 feet (about two arms’ lengths) from other people who are not from your household in both indoor and outdoor spaces.
•    Cloth face coverings are to be worn whenever possible. Your mouth and nose should both be covered.
•    Patrons seeking to attend a performance will be asked to comply with the following:
•    Patrons should be fever- and symptom-free for 24 hours before the event
•    Patrons must wear a face covering at all times upon entering buildings
•    Patrons must abide by physical distancing guidelines (6 feet apart) at all times
•    Use of water fountains and water bottle refill stations is prohibited.
•    Printed concert programs will be available, as well as a digital copy of the concert program on the Bethel University website within the calendar listing.

The concert is free admission and will be held at the Hossler Patio, located just west of the Everest-Rohrer Fine Arts building on the campus of Bethel University. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be rescheduled for Thurs., Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. Bring your blanket or chair and enjoy some percussion music outdoors.

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