Celebrate Marimba! returns to Kutztown University on Saturday, November 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium. The event will feature discussions, lectures, and performances.

Marimba is a percussion instrument, where a set of wooden bars are struck with mallets to produce musical tones. The bars are arranged like the keys of a piano and the instrument is similar to that of a xylophone.

The schedule of events is as follows:

9 a.m. – History & accomplishments of the Mallet Masters.

10:30 a.m. – Marimba Masters Jr., Greg Giannascoli, and a Julliard Pre-College program.

1:30 p.m. – Mallet Master Alumni panel discussion.

3 p.m. – University of Central Florida Percussion Ensemble, a lecture and a performance.

7:30 p.m. – The Eastman Percussion Ensemble – Michael Burritt.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact Fran Melchionne at melchionee@kutztown.edu.