Community Invited to JJC Guitar and Percussion Concert Dec. 16

The Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department’s guitar and percussion ensemble will present a concert on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus at 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet.

The Percussion Ensemble at JJC, 2010

Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for senior citizens and non-JJC students; and $2 for JJC students.

The guitar ensemble, under the direction of Fine Arts Professor Adam Roth, consists of Nicolas Kemp-Bystrzycki of New Lenox; Timothy Podgorny of Manhattan; Daniel Winter of Homer Glen; Leslie Hodges of Joliet; and Carl Peterson of Plainfield.

The guitar players will perform pieces by George Gershwin, Claude Debussy, Ferdinando Carulli, and John Dowland.

The percussion ensemble, under the direction of Fine Arts Professor Adam Cowger, consists of Logan Stefanich of Channahon; Kailyn Harris and Sarah Webb of Crest Hill; Michael Berrian, Jimmy Coggins, Steven Cowger, and Autumn Frykholm of Joliet; Matt Stover of New Lenox; Nicholas Pappas of Plainfield; Marco Medina of Romeoville; and Anna Geyer of Shorewood.

The percussion players will perform “Marimba Spirtual” by Minoru Miki, “Work Song,” by Nat Adderly, “Omphalo Centric Lecture,” by Nigel Westlake, and “Danse Macabre” by Camille Saint Saens.

The program will also feature guest artists Dr. Matt Jacklin and JJC Professor Rich Moore.

For more information about the concert or JJC’s Fine Arts Department, visit, or call 815-280-2223.

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