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Joshua Parrish to present senior percussion recital on March 24

Published on Mar 18, 2016 by Mallory Johnson

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Joshua Parrish will perform his senior percussion recital on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barnett Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The recital will be divided, with the first half featuring more classical or traditional percussion, while the second half will be exclusively jazz.

“I seek to be as well rounded as possible in my field,” said Parrish. “My recital will reflect this, as it will include classical percussion on marimba, timpani, rudimental percussion and jazz.”

Parrish is a percussion student of Robin Hendry. Evangel graduate Desiree Bonitz and current student John Osborne will accompany him on piano and bass in a jazz trio.

A native of Kimberling City, Mo., Parish is the son of Robert and Tammy Parrish. He is earning a major in music education and a minor in special education and plans to pursue a master’s degree in percussion performance upon graduation next year.


“2 Mexican Dances,” by Gordon Stout

Four Pieces for Timpani,” by John Bergamo

Prayer,” by Richard Gipson

Skyscraper,” by Danny Raymond


Moanin’,” by Bobby Timmons

Someday My Prince Will Come,” by Frank Churchill

Lucky Southern,” by Keith Jarrett

Accompanied by Desiree Bonitz, piano, and John Osborne, bass

The Department of Music at Evangel University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the Missouri Association of Departments & Schools of Music. Courses and degree plans are designed to satisfy requirements of these accrediting agencies.

For more information, contact the Music Department at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212.