Many percussion ensembles around the United States will perform The Surface of the Sky to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the events at Little Rock Central High School.

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The Ensembles Include:

Belmont University Percussion Ensemble – Chris Norton, director

Blinn College Percussion Ensemble – Sarah Burke, director

Charleston Southern University Percussion Ensemble – Michael Haldeman, director

Delta State University Percussion Ensemble – Josh Armstrong, director

Eastman School of Music Percussion Ensemble – Michael Burritt, director

Episcopal Collegiate School Percussion Ensemble – Erick Saoud, director

Florida State University Percussion Ensemble – John W. Parks IV, director

Furman University Percussion Ensemble – Omar Carmenates, director

Jacksonville State University  Clint Gillespie and Tony McCutchen, directors

Louisiana Tech University Percussion Ensemble – Gregory Lyons, director

Michigan State University Percussion Ensemble – Gwendolyn Dease, director

Missouri Western State University Percussion Ensemble – Joshua Knight, director

Montana State University Percussion Ensemble – Stephen Versaevel, director

Ouachita Baptist University Percussion Ensemble – Ryan Lewis, director

Percussimo Percussion Ensemble – Queensland, Australia

South Dakota State University Percussion Ensemble – Aaron Ragsdale, director

Southeastern University Percussion Ensemble – Brian Blume, director

Texas Christian University Percussion Ensemble – Brian West, director

Texas Tech University Percussion Ensemble – Lisa Rogers, director

Texas A&M University-Commerce Percussion Ensemble – Brian Zator, director

Troy University Percussion Ensemble – Adam Blackstock, director

Truman State University Percussion Ensemble – Michael Bump, director

University High School, Orlando, Florida – Jeffrey Willis, director

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Percussion Ensemble – Chal Ragsdale, director

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Percussion Ensemble – Tommy Dobbs, director

University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble – Blake Tyson, director

University of Central Florida Percussion Ensemble – Thad Anderson, Kirk Gay, Jeff Moore, directors

University of Kentucky Percussion Ensemble – James Campbell, director

University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble – Megan Arns, director

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Percussion Ensemble – Dave Hall, director

University of Oklahoma Percussion Ensemble – Lance Drege, director

University of South Carolina Percussion Ensemble – Scott Herring, director

University of Texas at Arlington Percussion Ensemble – Andrew Eldridge, director

University of Texas at Austin Percussion Ensemble – Thomas Burritt, director

University of South Alabama Percussion Ensemble – Luis Rivera and Matt Greenwood, directors

University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Percussion Ensemble – Brian Baldauff, director

Virginia Commonwealth University Percussion Ensemble – Justin Alexander, director