In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day the Percussive Arts Society will offer a special community program at Rhythm! Discovery Center in partnership with the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation. The program will feature a performance by legendary jazz drummer and Indianapolis native Gene Markiewicz.
As an educator Gene is involved with several community programs. Gene sits in the board if the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation/Indy Jazz Fest as the education chairperson. Annually has been a faculty member of the University of Indianapolis Jazz Combo Camp. He also is a frequent judge at the annual Purdue Jazz Festival. A strong advocate for public education, he has been an elementary classroom teacher in the Indianapolis Public Schools for seven years. Gene has attended Indiana Weslayan University and is a graduate of Marian University.
The museum will be offering free admission in observance of the holiday.
2016/01/18 - 2016/01/18
Additional time info:
Museum Hours 10am-5pm Location: Corner of Illinois St & Washington St (lower level below Panera Bread)