"Parkland" world premiere with Peter Ferry

By Peter Ferry (other events)

20 Dates Through Jul 11, 2020

Half-an-hour of music and conversation with percussionist Peter Ferry and "Parkland" composer Marc Mellits

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This sensitive and heartfelt new work for solo vibraphone is the latest in a series of collaborations between percussionist Ferry and composer Mellits. Written in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, "Parkland" is Marc's musical response as a parent to loss, comfort, and resilience.

Each event will be limiting audience attendance to allow for an intimate live gathering - a chance to breathe and be together. Come ready to hear about the piece, take in the performance, ask whatever questions you may have, and share your experience with others.

Tickets are available starting at $5 and offer general admission at the level you choose. Each attendee will receive an email before the event with instructions for attending through Zoom.

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Peter Ferry is a young American percussion soloist re-imagining classical performances around the world through contemporary repertoire projects and innovative artistic collaborations. Ferry has been praised as "the ingenious percussionist Peter Ferry," (Chicago Sun-Times) for his work as a concerto soloist, recitalist, arts leader, and close collaborator of today's leading composers and interdisciplinary artists.


Composer Marc Mellits is one of the leading American composers of his generation, enjoying hundreds of performances throughout the world every year, making him one of the most performed living composers in the United States. From Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center to other prestigious music festivals in Europe and the US, Mellits’ music is a constant mainstay on programs throughout the world. His unique musical style is an eclectic combination of driving rhythms, soaring lyricism, and colorful orchestrations that combine to communicate directly with the listener. Mellits' music is often described as being visceral, forming a deep connection with the audience.

Photos by Xuan, Nadine Sherman, Four/Ten Media

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NOTE: All events are listed in Central Standard Time (CST)