Nicholas Papador holding percussion malletsMusic professor Nicholas Papador will launch an album by his percussion group Marassa Duo, Friday in the Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts.

Percussion performance to sound out album launch

A free public reception will serve to launch an album featuring music professor Nicholas Papador, on Friday, Nov. 8.

The Marassa Duo, Dr. Papador and James Armstrong, plays a hybrid of classical percussion chamber music and Afro-Caribbean performance traditions.

The launch event promises a performance by Papador joined by his percussion studio and alumni of the School of Creative Arts. Papador will also give a short presentation about the Marassa Duo and the group’s accomplishments over its 15 years as a performance-as-research project.

It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Multimedia Studio, Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts, 160 Freedom Way. Find more details on the event website.