WSU Cougar Head Logo Washington State University
WSU Insider
News and Information for Faculty, Staff, and the WSU Community

March 10: Alumnus percussionist performs with jazz faculty

Marko-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Visiting percussionist and WSU alumnus Tom Marko will perform with WSU jazz faculty during a free, public concert 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in Kimbrough Hall 115 at Washington State University.

Marko-webHe will perform original compositions with WSU saxophonist Dave Hagelganz, trumpeter Brian Ploeger, bassist Dave Snider and pianist Brian Ward.

Marko is director of jazz studies at Illinois State University. He earned his undergraduate degree in percussion performance at WSU. His first album as a leader, “Inner Light,” will be released on Summit Records later this year.

The concert is presented by the WSU School of Music, the Jazz Society at WSU and student music association Allegro.


Brian Ward, WSU jazz studies, 509-335-7934,
Sandra Lea Albers, 509-335-4148,



Next Story

Recent News

Leadership changes in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Xianming Shi is the new chair of civil and environmental engineering, while Haluk Beyenal will serve as associate dean of research and graduate studies. Dave Field is the new director for the Institute of Materials Research.

Scientists urge preparation for catastrophic climate change

Although unlikely, climate change catastrophes, including human extinction, should be more heavily considered by scientists, according to a new commentary article coauthored by WSU archaeologist Tim Kohler.

Find More News

Subscribe for more updates