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Rachel Thomas: Riq: An Exploration (School of Music Special Topic Presentation)

Rachel will delve into the history of the riq, drawing fascinating links between the Arabic instrument and Moorish poetry. There will be demonstrations, including performance of a riq solo entitled ‘One Language is Never Enough’, composed by Doug Brush. Read more…

    • Date: Thursday 29 October 2015, 12:00PM to 29 October 2015, 01:00PM
    • Location: Recital Room 205, School of Music, Ilam Campus

Free and open to all

School of Music Final Exam Recital – Rachel Thomas – Percussion


Mark Ford – Ransom / Emmanuel Séjourné – Concerto for Marimba and Strings (piano accompaniment) / Jorge Cardoso – Milonga (with vibraphone solo by Gary Burton, transcribed by Scott Chappell) / Waldman – Beethoven’s Fifth for Drum Kit and Big Band / Iannis Xenakis – Rebonds b
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    • Date: Friday 23 October 2015, 6pm -7pm.
    • Location: Rangi Ruru Theatre, Performing Arts Building, Merivale Lane, Christchurch

(Children under the age of 5 are not permitted as these are formal examinations).