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    • “is considered one of the premier percussion ensembles in the world today. The New York Times has called them “the high priests of the percussion world.” The influential composer Steve Reich has called them “probably the most acclaimed percussion group on earth.””
    • “has been together for an astonishing 40 years, and continues to break new ground.”
    • “has made over 25 recordings, many on its own label”
    • “has one of the most extensive collections of percussion instruments, from the traditional to the exotic, from all parts of the world”
    • “has toured in North America, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, and Taiwan.”
    • “has participated in 60 international festivals, performed 4 times at Kennedy Center, twice at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall, 5 times in Carnegie Hall.”
    • “was the first Western percussion group to perform in the People’s Republic of China.”
    • “has performed with every major symphony orchestra in Canada and the United States, as well as with orchestras in London, Birmingham, Germany, Tokyo, France, Norway, Taipei, and Finland”
    • “compositions by its members now form part of the canon of standard percussion literature wherever Western art music is performed.”
    • “has an ongoing program of collaborations - with guest soloists, musicians, dancers, choral groups, orchestras, singers, poets and story tellers – and with composers in the commissioning of new works”

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