UAPB music student to present recital


The Department of Music at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will present Calvin Martin, percussionist, in a graduating recital at 8 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building.

Martin is a native of Chicago, Ill., and attended Thornwood High School. While enrolled at the university, he was section leader for three years for the Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South and a member of the Jazz Ensemble and Wind Symphony. Martin is also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Band Fraternity.

The recital will include “Furioso and Valse in D Minor” by Earl Hatch, “Sonata for Timpani” by John Beck, and “Hit N Run” by John Whitlock. Additional compositions by Chris Potter, Mario Gaetano and Tommy Igoe will also be performed.

Martin is the son of Calvin and Vanessa Martin of Chicago.

For more information about this free, public event, call the Department of Music at 870-575-7001.