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Andrew Thomson on Marimba

Friday, October 19, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Andrew Thomson has earned an international reputation as a composer, performer, marimba player, and educator, and has collaborated with a variety of organizations, ranging from the internationally acclaimed choirs of Joyful Noise, Inc. to the United States Marine Corps. He has a degree in Composition and Percussion from Ithaca College and was the youngest member of the composition and arranging staff at the Armed Forces School of Music. He currently teaches percussion in Northwest Connecticut and gives clinics, recitals, and master classes around the country. Thomson’s program will include work he has written for marimba, percussion pieces from his recent album Eeyou-Istchee, and Celtic music celebrating the re-release of his album Caraidean. His CD’s will be available for purchase.