Steve Reich’s Drumming

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Calder Quartet
Music on Main All Star-Band

The Atrium at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre
818 West 10th Ave (at Willow, near Vancouver General Hospital) | google map

Doors open at 7:00 PM | Music starts at 8:00 PM


Don’t miss an incredible night of Minimalist music in the stunning, modern Atrium at the Blusson.

Los Angeles’s Calder Quartet returns to Modulus with a performance of Phillip Glass’s dramatic String Quartet #2. Then the Music on Main All-Star Band performs Steve Reich’s classic Drumming for nine drummers, two singers, and flutist.


String Quartet No. 2 “Company” (1984)
Philip Glass (b. 1937)


Calder Quartet: Benjamin Jacobson, violin; Andrew Bulbrook, violin; Jonathan Moerschel, viola; Eric Byers, cello

— short break — (grab a beer, and meet new friends!)

Drumming (1970-71)
Steve Reich (b. 1936)

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Music on Main All-Star Band
Percussion: Timothy Van Cleave, Jonathan Bernard, Brian Nesselroad, Colin van de Reep, Robin Reid, Vern Griffiths, Aaron McDonald, Martin Fisk, Katie Rife
Vocals: Alicia Hansen, Caitlin MacRae
Piccolo: Mark McGregor

(Feel free to silently wander wander around the Atrium during the performance.)

The Atrium at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre is wheelchair accessible.

The 2013 Modulus Festival is generously sponsored by Bryan Price.


Single Tickets $35 ($15 students) | buy online

Festival Pass: Hear all 7 concerts for an amazing low price! | Just $99! ($49 students) | buy online

Can be purchased online through Tickets Tonight, or call Music on Main at 604.879.9888