Guest Artist Recital: Omojo Percussion Duo

Friday, October 7, 2022 - 5:00pm
Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center

Guest Artist Recital
Omojo percussion Duo
Dr. Joe W. Moore III
Dr. Oliver Molina
 
Program:
Geaux (2018) - Joe W. Moore II (b. 1986)
 
"Flex" from Omojo (2013)
 
Apex  (2017)
 
Out of a Mountain of Despair  (2022)
 
Secrets We Keep  (2016)
I.  whispering
II.  concealing
III.  withholding
IV.  revealing
 
Bio:
The Omojo Percussion Duo consists of percussionists Dr. Joe W. Moore III and Dr. Oliver Molina.  Dr. Moore is an active composer and performer and teaches at the University of Louisiana Monroe and the University of Texas at Arlington.  Dr. Molina is active as a performer and clinician and is Associate Professor of Music at Northwestern State University in Louisiana.  The two met while studying music at the University of Central Florida and first performed together in 2004.  The duo focuses on performing percussion duo literature as well as composing and commissioning new works for the idiom.  They have presented recital / clinic tours at high schools, colleges, and universities throughout the US as well as at PASIC, NCPP, and various other festivals.