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Ho Etsu Taiko Drummers to perform at Illinois College


Ho Etsu Taiko Drummers will perform at Illinois College as part of the Fine Arts Series on Saturday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel.

Ho Etsu Taiko Drummers is collective of musicians with a fresh take on the art of Japanese drumming. The group gave a memorable performance four years ago at Illinois College and looks forward to another lively concert. The group’s mission is “to spread joy through each and every drumbeat by creating music that is true to who we are.”

Individual tickets for the Illinois College Fine Arts Series are $15 each and season tickets, which include all five concerts, are available for $60 each. Students of all ages receive free admission. Tickets are available for purchase in advance by phone at 217.245.3046 or at the door.

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About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Illinois. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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