CCM ensemble-in-residence Percussion Group Cincinnati presents a musical tribute to composer Herbert Brün, a pioneer of electronic and computer music, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Featuring music by Brün, Eugene O’Brien and Frederic Rzewski, the free concert is at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in CCM’s Cohen Family Studio Theater.

Recently inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame, Percussion Group Cincinnati was founded in 1979 and consists of CCM faculty members Allen Otte (Emeritus, 2017), James Culley and Russell Burge.

The performance includes Brün’s More Dust with Percussion, which was originally composed as an electronic music piece, but the composer added percussion at Percussion Group Cincinnati’s request. The ensemble performed this piece during its first concert at CCM in 1979. The concert also includes Brün’s Touch and Go, which Otte will perform on a single tabletop with a large array of both traditional and unusual instruments. Watch a YouTube video of Otte performing the piece in a previous concert.

Complete repertoire information for Percussion Group Cincinnati’s Sept. 28 concert is below. Learn more about Percussion Group Cincinnati at

O’BRIEN: Allures
BRÜN: Infraudibles with Percussion
BRÜN: on stilts among ducks (arr. Otte)
RZEWSKI: Inti Illimani/El Peublo Unido (arr. PGC)
BRÜN: Touch and Go
BRÜN: More Dust with Percussion

Performance Time
8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28

Cohen Family Studio Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati


Parking and Directions
Parking is available in the CCM Garage (located at the base of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit for more information on parking rates.

For detailed maps and directions, please visit Additional parking is available off-campus at the U Square complex on Calhoun Street and other neighboring lots.

For directions to CCM Village, visit

Story by CCM Graduate Student Jonathan Dellinger

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