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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts and entertainment stories as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Grammy-Winning Third Coast Percussion Preparing For Ambitious World Premiere

Grammy-Winning Third Coast Percussion Preparing For Ambitious World Premiere

WDCB's Gary Zidek visits Third Coast Percussion's Chicago studio as the ensemble prepares for world premiere concerto that explores the layers of bell sounds.

Third Coast Percussion ensemble members, David Skidmore and Sean Connors

Third Coast Percussion ensemble members, David Skidmore and Sean Connors

"If you ask a percussionist to play an object, and they say yes, then that's a percussion instrument" - David Skidmore

Inside Third Coast Percussion's studio

Inside Third Coast Percussion's studio

More instruments

More instruments

The big guy

The big guy

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Third Coast Percussion and the Chicago Philharmonic will premiere SONOROUS EARTH Sunday November 12th at the Harris Theater in Chicago.

Herb Alpert Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Herb Alpert Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Upcoming Documentary Will Highlight Writer Barry Gifford's Chicago Beginnings

Upcoming Documentary Will Highlight Writer Barry Gifford's Chicago Beginnings