Friday, Oct. 27 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Gaede Stage

Dr. Anthony DiSanza, Professor of Percussion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present a guest artist recital in MSUM’s Gaede Theatre (Center for the Arts) this Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. Anthony DiSanza has performed and presented masterclasses throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Active in a wide variety of Western and non-Western percussive areas, he can be heard on over fifteen internationally distributed CD recordings with various artists and ensembles. 

Also a percussion composer, Anthony draws from various Western and non-Western musical traditions in his works for chamber and solo percussion. He will be joined on the recital by four members of the MSUM Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Kenyon Williams, as they perform DiSanza’s “Concerto for Darabukka and Percussion Quartet.” The event is free for MSUM students, faculty and staff. Tickets are $6 for under-21, $8 for adults, and available at the MSUM box office or online at www.mnstate.edu/tickets.