Tickets: $10 - $15
A percussion portrait of Chicago composer Marc Mellits celebrating his 50th birthday, led by Peter Ferry. Beyond a tour of Marc's percussion music (old and new), the show includes a brand-new film collaboration with animator Azod Abedikichi and musical collaborations with Nicholas Photinos (eighth blackbird), faculty colleagues of Marc's at UIC, and Cristina Buciu. Percussionists featured on the program are: Doug Perkins (Meehan/Perkins Duo), Ian Ding (New Music Detroit), Jordan Kamps, Garrett Mendelow, and Chris Sies (Latitude 49).
“This was music as sensual as it was intelligent... fascinating, driving, full of life” – New York Press