Percussion Ensemble Features Tech Professors


Arkansas Tech is hosting a percussion ensemble concert on Tuesday, March 8.

At 7:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Auditorium on Tuesday, the talents of professors Dr. Lowell Lybarger and Phillip Parker with Arkansas Tech students will be showcased.

Lybarger will be featured as a soloist on the Indian tabla drums improvising on a traditional Pakistani rhythmic cycle. He is an accomplished tabla player and doctor of ethnomusicology who has lived and taught in Pakistan.

Additionally, students will be featured in a solo capacity. These pieces include solos for djembe, (an African drum), xylophone, marimba and vibraphone.

The concert is free to the community. Visit the Arkansas Tech Department of Music website for further information.