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Star-studded Percussion Showcase scheduled at Riverside HS

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Published on Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Greg Bissonette, who toured with Ringo Starr, will be one of the drum and percussionists featured at Perc Up! Percussion Showcase at Riverside High School on Saturday, April 13.

Greg Bissonette, who toured with Ringo Starr, will be one of the drum and percussionists featured at Perc Up! Percussion Showcase at Riverside High School on Saturday, April 13.

Riverside High School is hosting Perc Up! Percussion Showcase at 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 that will feature some of the world’s best drummers, percussionists and locally famous performing groups.

The showcase, featuring percussive works and solos, is $10 and benefits music education. The Riverside High School Drumline will participate in the evening’s show.

Greg Bissonette, who toured with Ringo Starr, will perform with some of the top individuals renown for their percussion, instruction and choreography talents.

Tickets are available here (includes $1.54 service charge per ticket) or through a Riverside band student. Call 864-236-4433 for more information.

Some of the outstanding talents with their bios are:

Gregg Bissonette

Thom Hannum

Jesse Willis

Jason Currin

Coastal Carolina University

CalypSamba World Percussion Ensemble

Joining Riverside’s Drumline are, T.L. Hanna High School Drumline, Southside Percussion, D.R.U.M. World Percussion Ensemble, Legacy Charter School World Percussion Ensemble and Perc Up A.C.E.

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