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Wednesday October 13, 2010, the New Music Ensemble co-sponsored an event with the Department of Music at Towson University to present The Kingdom of Drums and Bells: The Music ofPulitze Prize-winning composer Michael Colgrass
 
The program, produced by Towson faculty member Patrick Roulet, featured Sara Nichols, flute; Megan Fergusson, viola, Patrick Roulet, percussion, and the Towson University Percussion Faculty Quartet with guest percussionist Bill Solomon.

The program included Percussion Music, Variations for Four Drums and Viola, and A Flute in the Kingdom of Drums and Bells.


Before the concert Michael Colgrass presented a guest composer talk beginning at 7:30 PM.


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Unfortunately, due to budget shortfalls resulting from economic conditions, the Ensemble was unable to present a winter or spring concert during 20010-2011.



For more information regarding NME events contact William Kleinsasser, NME Director 
at 410-704-2817; FAX 410-704-2841 or email: nme_at_towson.edu