UT Knoxville Percussion Ensemble performs Twisting Magnetic Spins on November 15

The University of Tennessee School of Music at Knoxville’s Percussion Ensemble will perform my Twisting Magnetic Spins, a percussion septet commissioned in 2005 by the University of North Texas for Mark Ford’s percussion ensemble, on November 15 at 8:00 PM.

The program, directed by Mark Douglass and Elizabeth Soflin and featuring student percussionists, will include works by Bob Becker, Cynthia Barlow, Blake Tyson and Nebojša Jovan Živkovic.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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