University Forum - Constructing the Modern Marimba


Feb. 13, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location



The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Constructing the Modern Marimba" a talk by Timothy Jones, Assistant Professor of Percussion, School of Music, UNLV.

A lecture and first public screening of the documentary film following the construction of a concert grand marimba conceived and built by UNLV minds, hands, creativity, and artistry! The film depicts sourcing rosewood from Honduras, hands-on work from our students, performance examples, interviews with world class performers, and a beautiful musical instrument. 

Please arrive early for a pre-lecture reception (starting at 6:30pm). Light refreshments will accompany live music performed on the concert marimba built at UNLV.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public. 

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts' Dean's Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.