• Schaeffer Auditorium (map)
  • 15200 Kutztown Road
  • Kutztown, PA, 19530
  • United States

In celebration of KU’s sesquicentennial anniversary and the 80th anniversary of the International Marimba Symphony Orchestra of 1935, 150 marimbists on over 75 instruments will converge on Schaeffer Auditorium to perform a unique concert like you’ve never heard before! Guest conductors include Dr. Willis M. Rapp, KU emeriti; Dr. Frank Kumor, KU Professor of Percussion; and featuring guest artist, Gordon Stout, Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame Inductee, who will conduct a new work he has written for this special concert. KU music alumni, KU percussion students and marimba performers from across the country will come together for a once in a lifetime event you won’t want to miss!