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Percussion Day 2021 at UMass Amherst

Guest artist Mike Truesdell

Sunday, October 17, 2021   10am - 6pm 
(Guest Artist Concert 4:30pm)
Bezanson Hall and Concert Hall, UMass Amherst

An in-person Day of Percussion for the community, high school and college students and their families.

Ayano Kataoka, coordinator (UMass Percussion Professor)

With guest artists including Mike Truesdell, Percussion Professor at Ithaca College

Includes percussion & marimba literature concerts, UMass and H.S. Percussion Ensemble Showcase, African Drum Workshop, and a masterclass and recital (4:30pm) by guest artist Mike Truesdell

Free and open to all.  Option to buy $5 raffle tickets for percussion equipment prizes; sponsors TBA.



Until further notice, all patrons, and visitors to on-campus events sponsored by the Department of Music & Dance must wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status. UMass Amherst's 2021-22 policy requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated and also wear masks indoors. If you are experiencing any possible COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive, or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive, please do not attend. As both university and state safety guidelines for public gatherings are subject to change quickly, please be sure to visit regularly for the most current guidelines, program updates and additional venue information and restrictions.