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Apr 14

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble

April 14 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble.  Members of the outstanding UMass Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Ayano Kataoka, perform works for percussion by Bach, Burritt, Cage, Druckman, and Stravinsky, in BMAC’s Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Gallery.


Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor BWV 1011 [Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte I, Gavotte II, Gigue]
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
performed by Robert Grahmann, marimba

Michael Burritt (b. 1962)
performed by Philip Hanifin, marimba

Forever and Sunsmell
John Cage (1912-1992)
performed by Clara Montes, voice; Sejeong Pyo, drums; Robert Grahmann, Chinese cymbal

Reflections on the Nature of Water [I. Crystalline, II. Fleet, III. Tranquil, IV. Gently Swelling, V. Profound, VI. Relentless]
Jacob Druckman (1928-1996)
performed by Sejeong Pyo, marimba

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
performed by Sejeong Pyo and Robert Grahmann, marimbas

Circus Polka
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
performed by Sejeong Pyo and Robert Grahmann, marimbas

Percussionist Ayano Kataoka is known for her brilliant and dynamic technique and the unique elegance and artistry she brings to her performances. A versatile performer, she regularly presents music of diverse genres and mediums. A leading proponent of contemporary repertoire, Kataoka has participated in several consortiums to commission works for solo marimba or chamber ensembles from such composers as Charles Wuorinen, Martin Bresnick, Paul Lansky, and Alejandro Viñao. She was the first percussionist chosen for The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two, a three-season residency program for emerging artists offering high-profile performance opportunities in collaboration with The Chamber Music Society. Ms. Kataoka joined the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2008.


$10 (free for BMAC members)
Purchase tickets in advance or at the door, subject to availability.
To purchase tickets call 802-257-0124 x101 or visit:


In-person at BMAC, 10 Vernon Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301

For accessibility questions and requests, email or call 802-257-0124 x101.


April 14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Brattleboro Museum and Art Center
(802) 257-0124
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