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Marc Mellits 50th Birthday Portrait

  • Constellation 3111 Western Avenue Chicago, IL, 60608 United States (map)

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