Groundbreaking music ensemble to perform concert

contact: Cara Barnes
| WMU News
Photo of trio Sonic Escape.

From left: Wyckoff, Chen and Millar
Photo courtesy of Sonic Escape

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Innovative new music ensemble Sonic Escape will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium at or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

Sonic Escape

Julliard graduates Maria Kaneko Millar, violin; Nan-Cheng Chen, cello; and Shawn Wyckoff, flute; use body, mind, voice and story to reshape the live music experience.The virtuoso members have traveled the world in roles as diverse as soloing at Carnegie Hall, fiddle-dancing in Riverdance, jamming with Beale Street blues bands and playing in rock clubs across New York City.

Bullock Music Performance Institute

Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute's mission is to add to the already rich cultural life of Kalamazoo by creating opportunities to develop closer personal and artistic ties between audience and performer. The institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for students and local audiences of all ages.

For more information about the Wednesday evening concert series, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit

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