Percussion Extravaganza will feature Salida Circus


a male acrobat hangs upside down from a bar he holds on to a female acrobat reaching out across the picture frame light purple curtains hang in the background

Photo courtesy of Salida Circus

Aerialists, marimbists, acrobats, percussionists, and magicians will delight all ages. The Adams State University Department of Music Percussion Extravaganza will perform with the Salida Circus at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in Richardson Hall Auditorium.

Transformations, a performance with interesting costuming, makeup, and aerialists, will be Cirque de Soleil in nature. The 1 p.m. concert is recommended for children.

Directed by Dr. James Doyle, the program will include Mallet Quartet by Steve Reich, Wah by Juri Seo, Gravity by Marc Mellits, There Were Once by Andrea La Rose, Second Thoughts by Evan Chapman, and Ttraditional works of Brazil, Mexico, and Guatemala.

Sponsored by the Alamosa Live Music Association, tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. For ticket information contact the Music Department at 719-587-7621 or email