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McNeese World Percussion Concert Set

McNeese World Percussion Concert Set

(March 16, 2017) Enjoy the “beat of different drums” as the McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts presents the World Percussion Concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in the Tritico Theatre. The event is open free to the public. Group of percussionists

The concert features two of McNeese’s most dynamic and popular music performance ensembles - the Steel Drum Band and the African Drum and Dance Troupe. Both groups are under the direction of Dr. Lonny Benoit, coordinator of percussion studies.

The program will include music inspired by the tropical styles of the island nations Trinidad and Tobago and the driving rhythms and dancing of the African nations Ghana and Guinea.

For more information, contact Benoit at 337-475-5466 or at

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at