Noah Payton - Senior Percussion Recital

Assisted by Members of the NIU Steel Band, and Banda NIU


Outlander (2020) - Jensen L. Thomassie  (b. 2001)

French Suite for Percussion (1962) - William Kraft  (1923-2022)
     I. Allemande
     II. Courante
     III. Saraband
     IV. Gigue

Catch and Release (2022) - Jake Ellzey  (b. 2000)
     I. Depth Finder
     II. Hook and Line
     III. Outboard Motor
     IV. Planing Speed  

“It Can’t Be For Nothing” - Music from HBO’s “The Last of Us” (2013 & 2023) - Gustavo Santaoalla (b. 1951) arr. Noah Payton (b. 2001)

Tus Palabras  - Various Artists, Arr. Chris Scanlon and Julio Lizarraga

Los Amores De Julia - Various Artists, Arr. Chris Scanlon and Julio Lizarraga

El Liston de tu Pelo - Various Artists, Arr. Chris Scanlon and Julio Lizarraga

Bésame Morenita - Various Artists, Arr. Chris Scanlon and Julio Lizarraga

”Simple Man” (1973) - Lynyrd Skynyrd arr. Noah Payton (b. 2001) 


Banda NIU:
- Trombones: Spencer Mackey, Zaire Burks, Sean Hamilton, and Leslie Soberanis
- Trumpets: Dartagnan Stephen, Ashley Tilson, Luis Ortiz
- Clarinets: Mikaela Jackson, Michael Uribe, Anna Lantz
- Tuba: Collin Davidenko
- Alto Horns: Christian Barraza, Alex Coronel
- Percussion: Chris Avila, Noah Payton

NIU Steel Band:
-  Jalen Charles - Tenor Pan
- Rashunda Dorset-Headley - Double Tenor Pan
- Alma Perrote - Double Seconds
- Jacob Parra - Cello Pan
- Kirby Stevenson - Bass Pan
- Karl Olsen - Drum Set

This performance is given in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree. 

Thursday, April 11 at 5:00 PM

Music Building, Concert Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students



Free Admission

School of Music
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