MSUM percussionists to attend conference

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Music, will accompany six MSUM student percussionists to the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas Oct. 31-Nov. 3. The largest gathering of its kind, it is expected to attract over 7,000 percussionists and music industry professionals, students, and hobbyists. Williams will also be performing with the PAS All-Star Steel Drum Band, a 50 member invitation-only ensemble that will premier his newly published transcription, “Denmark” at the Convention. Over 100 clinics, concerts, and performances will take place during the intensive three day event, featuring artists from around the world.