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Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season at home in Chicago, teaches musicians of all ages and experience levels, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Philip Glass, Devonté Hynes, Chris Cerrone, Augusta Read Thomas, Donnacha Dennehy, and David T. Little.

The mission of Third Coast Percussion is to inspire and educate through the creation of exciting and unexpected musical experiences.

Third Coast Percussion's vision is a world-wide audience that embraces creativity, curiosity, and community through music.

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Intern Spotlight: Uday Singh

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Intern Spotlight: Miles Bohlman

Where are you from? I am from Homewood, Illinois (35 minutes south of downtown Chicago) What is one thing about yourself that you want everyone to know? I do sock-shoe,

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Announcing our 2023/24 Currents Creative Partners!

Congratulations to Joel St. Julien, Srayamurtikanti and Nick Zoulek, the composers selected for our 2023/24 Currents Creative Partnership! We will be collaborating with all three composers to create new works

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Next Show

Saturday, September


Navy Pier

600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL United States

Chicago Live! at Navy Pier

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Monday, October


Northwest Mississippi Community College

Senatobia, MS

Thursday, October


TCP Fall Benefit

Chicago, IL