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Jessie Montgomery + Third Coast Percussion CHICAGO CONCERT SEASON

Third Coast Percussion presents a new collaborative program with acclaimed composer and violinist Jessie Montgomery, featuring the Chicago premiere of Montgomery’s first-ever work for percussion ensemble.

Composer/performer Jessie Montgomery is the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Mead Composer-in-Residence and a recent GRAMMY® Award winner. TCP is thrilled to collaborate with Jessie in a dynamic program that equally showcases her excellence as visionary creator and virtuosic performer. Her first-ever work for percussion quartet draws a universe of sounds and characters out of a very compact percussion setup, and is paired with Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra–a tour de force that draws inspiration from the vibrant sounds of Javanese gamelan.

With Jessie Montgomery, violin, and She-e Wu, percussion

Purchase Tickets

$50 premium* / $25 general / $10 student
* premium ticket includes premium seating and a post-concert reception with the artists

The performance will take place in Gannon Concert Hall at the Holtschneider Performance Center.

If you need ticketing assistance, please contact the Holtschneider Performance Center Box Office by phone 773.325.5200 or by email [email protected]. The HPC Box Office is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10AM – 3PM.

Tigran Hamasyan (arr. by Peter Martin): Etude no. 1
Philip Glass (arr. by Third Coast Percussion): Aguas da Amazonia
– Purus River

– Negro River
– Madeira River
Flutronix / Third Coast Percussion: Rubix
– Play
– Go


Jessie Montgomery (arr. by Sean Connors): Suite from In Color
– Red
– The Poet
– Purple
Jessie Montgomery: Study No. 1 *Chicago premiere*
Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra
Jessie Montgomery, violin soloist
—She-e Wu, percussion


Third Coast Percussion’s 2023/2024 Chicago Season is generously supported by members of TCP’s Chicago Circle (click here to learn more and join), the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, and the Robert & Isabelle Bass Foundation. Third Coast Percussion acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and a CityArts grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

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