Judy Moonert

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Cristobal Pineda Flores, the head of the percussion program at the national School of Music in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is the featured guest artist on a concert by the Western Michigan University Percussion Ensemble on Wednesday night. An expert on the musical traditions of Mayan descendants and Garifuna music, he and the WMU percussion students will perform music of these cultures, as well as a variety of modern pieces by American composers.   Pineda and WMU professor of percussion Judy Moonert,  along with student Austin Mortiere, join Cara Lieurance for a preview.


Bill Ryan

The new album by the Coalescence Percussion DuoAlternations, was given an album release concert last month as part of the Western Michigan University Bullock Performance Institute Series. Prior to the concert, percussionist Judy Moonert spoke about the release at WMUK.