CELIA (Collaborative Education, Leadership, and Innovation in the Arts)

Wright State Percussion Festival

Academic Year: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7 pm
Schuster Hall, Creative Arts Center
Ticket info: 
No tickets required

Wright State University, the College of Liberal Arts, and CELIA: The Ohio Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education, Leadership, & Innovation in the Arts, are pleased to present the Wright State Percussion Festival. This dynamic event headlines both traditional and avant guard percussionists and compositions. From the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp Drumline to The Percussion Collective Robert Van Sice to established and up-and-coming percussion artists and ensembles, be prepared to experience a constellation of percussion genius!

This exciting performance is the capstone event in CELIA’s 2017–18 Distinguished Visiting Artist Series and is generously supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

Free and open to the public


The Percussion Collective Robert van Sice

The Percussion Collective Robert van Sice emerged from one of the world’s foremost student percussion ensembles, the Yale Percussion Group.

Michael McIntosh

Michael McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in composition.

The Neutrals

Neutrals is a percussion duo based in Dayton, Ohio.

Jerry Noble

Jerry Noble is director of percussion at Wright State University, a member of the Dayton Philharmonic, vice president of PAS–Ohio Chapter, and a performer with his pop/jazz group Moment's Notice.

Wright State University Percussion Ensemble

Wright State Percussion Ensemble is composed of active teachers and professional performers.

The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Drumline

Steeped in tradition, the Old Guard Drumline is a living example of the origins of modern rudimental drumming.


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