The final 2012/2013 Sundays at Stambaugh Sunday will feature the Youngstown Percussion Collective, a non-profit student organization in residence at Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music.
Lunch will be provided by Fifth Season before the performance, and will be served in the Anne Christman Memorial Hall beginning at 12:15pm.
The Collective was co-founded in the late 1990s by Ron Coulter, Nathan Douds and Craig Hill as a collaborative initiative with Dr. Glenn Schaft, director of percussion studies at YSU. Its mission is to advance the percussive arts through performance, recordings, composition, composer commission projects, educational outreach events targeting people of all ages, research, fundraising and other related activities.
The group currently consists of Dylan Kollat of North Jackson, Moriah Placer of Girard, Nicholas Sainato of Boardman, Matthew Hayes of Coshocton and Bryan Teeters of Knox, Pa.
"Forms Of Things Unknown" is the Collective's most recent recording and represents the work of a two-year commission project with YSU jazz faculty member Dr. Morgan, who composed a one-hour percussion extravaganza. Premiered in 2011, YPC recorded the work at the Dana School of Music and performed it at the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Conference in Columbus and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown. The album is available at iTunes and CD Baby.com.
Reservations for Sunday's performance must be made by calling the Stambaugh box office at 330-259-0555 or online at stambaughauditorium.com.