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The Middle Eastern ensemble Zapion features Eric Laperna, percussion, Maria Wagner, clarinet and nay, Nathan Kolosko, oud and Sarah Mueller, violin. Zapion performs Sufi, Turkish and classical Arabic styles.

“Zapion was founded by Eric LaPerna, a percussionist who specializes in Middle Eastern drumming (he is the director of Bowdoin College’s Middle Eastern Music Ensemble)…The music uses modal scales… that are unlike the Western diatonic scale and have an entirely different emotional character….” — Allan Fozinn, Portland Press Herald

When: Thursday, November 21, 12:15 pm – 12:50 pm
Where: Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, ME
Tickets: Free to the public |  Suggested donation $5

About Noonday

The Conservatory proudly presents the 2019-20 Noonday Concert Series. Join us for free quality music presented by our talented faculty and students. These concerts have been an integral part of our mission to provide equal access to quality music since 1996. Bring a bag lunch to enjoy at this library concert.

Sponsored byNorman Hanson Detroy, Attorneys at Law and  Portland Rossini Club