Festivals & Series

Third Coast Percussion

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

Grammy Award-winning Chicago-based quartet Third Coast Percussion premieres Bienen student compositions in this Institute for New Music event. Praised for its “commandingly elegant” (New York Times) performances and “inspirational sense of fun and curiosity” (Minnesota Star-Tribune), the quartet has commissioned and premiered new works by composers including Philip Glass, Missy Mazzoli, Augusta Read Thomas, Glenn Kotche, and David T. Little. The ensemble maintains strong ties to Chicago’s artistic community and have collaborated with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, the Chicago Children’s Choir, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and the Adler Planetarium.  

Samuel Perlman, The Universe Had Fallen Silent 
Leo Discenza, Lilac Soliloquy 
Luis Fernando Amaya, guerrilla de dientes entre los árboles 
Ben Zucker, Vitamalisms 
Mathew Arrellín, Breathless 

This event is free and unticketed.

Free Event

Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.