In concert with the College of DuPage leadership, the MAC holds the health and safety of its students, community and patrons as a first priority. The College of DuPage has announced that “Effective immediately, all events (internal, hosted and rental at the main campus, COD regional centers, and the MAC) for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester are canceled.”
The MAC Box Office will be contacting all paid ticket holders via email with directions how to exchange their tickets or receive a credit. Ticket holders are asked to be please be patient as they work through this process which will provide details on how to process their credit or refund.
A private recital for students will be announced at a later date.
Ben Wahlund, Director
Come experience an exciting and eclectic mix of world drumming, pop arrangements, original compositions for percussion ensemble, and classics from the minimalist schools. Please join us for a raucous, good time!
About the Ensemble: Percussion Ensemble is a chamber ensemble that studies and performs repertoire written specifically for the percussion family as well as transcriptions adaptable to percussion. No audition necessary.
About the Director: Ben Wahlund is a Grammy nominated, award-winning music educator, composer and performer who lives in the Chicago area. He earned a master’s degree in Music Theory and Composition and a Performance Certificate in percussion from Northern Illinois University. His compositions have placed in numerous competitions, including the Quey Percussion Duo Annual Composition Contest and the Percussive Arts Society International Composition Contest. Wahlund is a percussion specialist for Naperville School District 203, where he directs the NCHS Drumshow, a high school percussion ensemble concert that draws more than 2,000. He enjoys teaching private students in his home studio – Black Dog Music Studio www.blackdogmusicstudio.com.
For more information about the College of DuPage Music Department, click HERE.