Percussive Attack Concerts Kaufman Auditorium & Lakenenland Sculpture Park August 3rd
August 1, 2012
Percussive Attack Camp wraps up a week-long study of music with two concerts on Friday, August 3. All concerts are free of charge. Following the Lakenenland concert, audience members are invited to play the percussion instruments and join in the sound exploration!
Friday, August 3, 12 Noon Kaufman Auditorium: Percussive Attack Camp presents a student concert of percussion music lead by Carrie Biolo and Jeff Kowalkowski. The music will feature traditional percussion instruments mixed with spatial experiments in and around Kaufman Auditorium.
Friday, August 3, 7:00 PM Lakenenland: Percussive Attack Ensemble takes the music outside to the unique setting of Lakenenland Sculpture Park for a highly creative, experimental, and theatrical performance. Maria Formolo leads an entourage of dancing maidens as the sculptures themselves are transformed into musical instruments creating a dazzling display of auditory innovation.
Percussive Attack Camp (PAC) is an Intensive Summer Workshop running from July 30 to August 3. PAC is a week-long, 5-hour-a-day camp for students, ages teen to adult instructed by percussionist Carrie Biolo. The camp features five days of rhythmic study and skill building culminating in 3 public concerts. This year’s featured artists are musician Jeff Kowalkowski and dancer Maria Formolo. More information and applications can be found at http://carriebiolo.com/PAC.html
PACFounded in 2010 by Carrie Biolo and Cindy Whitehouse, PAC is Marquette County’s premier music camp for burgeoning percussionists. PAC’s mission is to provide a milieu for the comprehensive study of sound & rhythm through the application of auditory percussive attacks on music. Key to the mission is intensive, performance-based instruction, through deep immersion in a professional and engaging environment. As an ongoing percussion ensemble offered through the Marquette Area Public Schools community enrichment program, PAC students range in age from Jr. High School through Adult.
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