WINFIELD — The Southwestern College Percussion Studio will host its annual “Day of Percussion” on Saturday, March 11, in the Richardson Performing Arts Center beginning at 9 a.m. The event will feature guest artists Kevin Bobo and Michael Compitello and SC faculty member Jeremy Kirk.
The day will conclude with a 7:30 p.m. concert in the Richardson Performing Arts Center featuring solo performances by Bobo, Compitello, and Kirk. The free concert is open to the public, and donations supporting the “Day of Percussion” will be accepted.
The “Day of Percussion” will consist of clinics, masterclasses, and performances by Bobo, Compitello, and Kirk. Additionally, a solo competition for marimba and snare will be held for college and high school students.
The event is open to anyone with an interest in percussion, including students, teachers, and community members. Registration is $20 and includes admission to all “Day of Percussion” events and lunch.
Bobo is a native of Winfield and is currently associate professor of percussion at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. For more information and to register, visit www.sckans.edu/percussion.