About Us

GRAMMY-WINNING, ARTIST-RUN QUARTET OF CLASSICALLY-TRAINED PERCUSSIONISTS HAILING FROM THE GREAT CITY OF CHICAGO.

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Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season at home in Chicago, teaches musicians of all ages and experience levels, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Philip Glass, Devonté Hynes, Chris Cerrone, Augusta Read Thomas, Donnacha Dennehy, and David T. Little.

The mission of Third Coast Percussion is to inspire and educate through the creation of exciting and unexpected musical experiences.

Third Coast Percussion's vision is a world-wide audience that embraces creativity, curiosity, and community through music.

"Making Waves" is an informal STEM + Music class in which students learn about the science behind sound, build their own instruments, and compose original music on those instruments. This summer,

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Program Notes for digital_TCP: “Frank Lloyd Wright / Architecture and Music” — June 8, 2021

PROGRAMCommon Patterns in Uncommon Time by David Skidmore (b. 1982)Prelude - Material Study 1Mvt. 1 - EntityMvt. 2 - DesignMvt. 3 - ReposeInterlude - Material Study 2Mvt. 4 - DiversityMvt.

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Announcing our 2021/22 Currents Creative Partners!

Congratulations to Suzanne Kite and Machado Mijiga, the composers selected for our 2021/22 Currents Creative Partnership! We will be collaborating with both Kite and Machado to create new works to be premiered

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Two GRAMMY® Award Nominations for “Fields”

We are thrilled to announce that our album Fields has been nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards, in the categories "Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance" and "Best Engineered Album, Classical"! These are our third and

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Next Show

Sunday, June

27

Constellation

3111 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL United States

Live at Constellation (1 of 2)

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Sunday, June

27

Constellation

Chicago, IL


Tuesday, June

29

digital_TCP: Currents

Chicago, IL