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Project Trio visits WMU for high-energy concert

March 1, 2011

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Photo of Project Trio.KALAMAZOO--Project Trio, a Brooklyn-based ensemble known for fusing high-energy chamber music with hip-hop, rock and pop, will perform at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, March 13, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall at Western Michigan University.

General admission is $5 at the door and free for all current WMU students with a valid Bronco ID Card.

Project Trio consists of three composers with eclectic taste in musical styles: Greg Patillo, well known throughout the world for his "beat-boxing flute" sound, along with Eric Stephenson on cello and Peter Seymour playing double bass. The group has impacted audiences of all ages since bursting onto the scene with their pop-infused classical music. The trio has performed and presented educational programs in 35 states and three continents, and appeared on both Nickelodeon and MTV. Project Trio's music videos have had more than 55,000,000 views on YouTube.

The group will offer a master class and beat-boxing workshop prior to their performance. The free, public presentation begins at 7 p.m. in Room 1120 of the Dalton Center.

For more information, contact the WMU School of Music at (269) 387-4704.

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Media contact: Matt Jensen, (269) 387-4678, matthew.d20.jensen@wmich.edu

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