Past Event

Rhythm and Beauty: An Exploration of World Percussion

A Road Scholar Program by Rocky Maffit

Author-musician Rocky Maffit presents this engaging and informative introduction to the vast world of percussion. Part lecture, part concert, audiences will delight in this fascinating examination of sound, noise, rhythm, story, and song from around the world. This program is geared towards audiences of all ages. Rocky Maffit is an author and musician who has expertise in world music, percussion, and the history of recording technology and has won several awards as a performer and songwriter. He has also been awarded with a Chicago Book Critic’s Award for Rhythm and Beauty: The Art of Percussion . In addition, Rocky has provided hundreds of concerts, lectures, workshops, keynotes, and conferences in libraries, museums, and schools in the US and abroad.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Gary Kupsak, c/o St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 847.223.0010.