Concert to Celebrate Music for Hands, Voice, Percussion

The Augustana College Department of Performing & Visual Arts today announced “Music for Hands, Voice and Percussion,” a dynamic concert by the Augustana Percussion and Mallet Ensemble celebrating all forms of rhythm. The show begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, in Kresge Recital Hall.

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free to students K-12. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at or by phone at 605.274.5320.

The ensemble is directed by Dr. John Pennington who recently returned from an assignment as the U.S. Cultural Envoy for the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music.

Student performers in the concert include: Alexander Buffie, Greenfield, Minn.; Jay Cole, Canton, S.D.; Daniel Fry, Pierre, S.D.; Matthew Haar, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Erin Hoiland, Harrisburg, S.D.; Micah Jastram, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Kade Klippenstein, Hot Springs, S.D.; Kathryn Kuehl, Sibley, Iowa; Corey Meyer, Merrill, Wis.; Deann Naab, Worthington, Minn.; Anna Olson, Cottonwood, Minn.; Andrew Paulson, Jackson, Minn.; Mariel Ridgway, Brandon, S.D.; Matthew Tims, Worthington, Minn.; and Aaron Vidal, Rapid City, S.D.

Kelly Sprecher
Director of Communications & Media Relations