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CCU percussion group performing this week

(Source: Coastal Carolina University) (Source: Coastal Carolina University)

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The Coastal Carolina University World Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert Thursday in Wheelright Auditorium as their fall concert. The concert will also feature the CCU Steel Pan Ensemble.

The group directed by Jessie Willis is known for it's high energy and the educational approach to performing. They have been featured at several music festivals and conferences through the Southeastern US. They won the World Percussion Ensemble Showcase Competition by the Percussive Arts Society, which is the highest competition in the collegiate percussion band field.

Senior citizens, OLLI members, alumni, teens, and CCU/HGTC faculty and staff may purchase tickets for $5, and CCU/HGTC students and children’s tickets are $3. To reserve a ticket, call the box office at 843-349-ARTS (2787) or visit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. General admission tickets are $7, with discounts available.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. 

Wheelwright Auditorium is located at 108 Spadoni Park Circle, Conway. For more information, contact Willis at 843-349-2776 or jwillis@coastal.edu. 

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