UM to Host Spring Percussion Concert

March 29, 2017

MISSOULA – The University of Montana Percussion Ensemble and Islanders Steel Drum Band will hit the stage with their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, in the Dennison Theatre.

The concert will feature three internationally renowned percussion artists: Yousif Sheronick on Middle Eastern hand drumming, John Wooton on snare drum and steel pans, and Chris Wabich on drumset. The concert is the finale to the 2017 Montana Percussive Arts Society “Day of Percussion” – a full day of clinics and masterclasses presented by the artists.

Tickets cost $11 for general admission, $6 for seniors and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, contact the UM Arts Box Office at 406-243-4581 or visit

For more information call Robert LedBetter, director of percussion studies in the UM School of Music, at 406-243-4819 or email


Contact: Robert LedBetter, director of percussion studies, UM School of Music, 406-303-1509,