The Elmhurst College World Music Series

Photo Gallery

World Music Festival Photo Gallery

From India to Ireland

Check our photo gallery to revisit the sights and sounds of previous World Music Series events.

Performance Schedule

The 2015-2016 Elmhurst College World Music Series includes a wide range of international cultures and musical styles. The events for this academic year are as follows:

World Music Main Concert—featuring pianist Ani Gogova and violinist Samantha May with the Elmhurst Philharmonic Orchestra
and special guest artists Niles West Symphony Orchestra Strings, the Elmhurst Faculty Brass Quintet and the Elmhurst College Concert Choir

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
$10 General Admission
Students, faculty & staff are free with JayPass. Group discounts available by contacting Joanne May

Brazilian Drumming Performance & Workshop
Dede Sampaio, Mark Walker and the Elmhurst College Percussion Ensemble

Dedé Sampaio is an expert in all Brazilian music styles, including samba, bossa nova, baião, forró, pagôde, batucada, frêvo, afoché, maracatú, olodum, chôro and partido alto. Dedé gives concert, workshops, clinics, lectures, and master classes in schools throughout the country, exposing thousands of students to joyful Brazilian music while demonstrating the art of ensemble playing.

Five-time Grammy winning drummer/composer Mark Walker is one of the most respected musicians and educators on the scene. In addition to teaching private lessons, labs and ensembles at Berklee College of Music, Walker travels world-wide touring and teaching master classes, clinics and workshops. He recently opened Coolidge Hill Studio, where he has recorded and filmed over 135 lessons for his subscription site. He also records drum tracks for various artists, teaches privately and runs a weekly jazz and Latin workshop for beginning/intermediate players. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
$10 General Admission; students free with JayPass





















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