The FSU College of Music presents a performance by the Steelband Ensemble and the Omnimusica Ensemble as part of its World Music Concert Series. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Opperman Music Hall.
The Steelband Ensemble, or “Mas ‘n Steel,” is a Trinidadian-style steelband. The ensemble offers instruction on all instruments, and performs frequently at FSU and throughout the state of Florida as part of its activities. Repertoire includes traditional works for steelband, Panorama compositions, and a wide range of arrangements encompassing classical, jazz, and popular music styles.
The Omnimusica Ensemble is the College of Music’s multicultural ensemble.
The World Music Ensemble program is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive, offering instruction and performance opportunities in diverse world music traditions. Two world music festivals and the impressive Rainbow Concert of World Music are presented annually. Ensemble participants benefit from the resources of the Ethnomusicology program at the College of Music, which includes internationally renowned faculty members and a sizable group of graduate students. World Music Ensembles regularly perform in the College of Music’s concert and recital halls, and there is a dedicated rehearsal space that also houses a large collection of instruments from around the world.
Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Opperman Music Hall (OMH)
Kuersteiner Music Bldg, 114 N Copeland St, Tallahassee, FL 32304