Cordis to entertain with chamber-rock

Enjoy a free concert on Saturday and surround yourself in the beauty and comfort of the well-appointed Ryan Concert Hall in the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Trine University.

Trine University’s first free concert features Cordis, a chamber-rock foursome. Cordis redefines contemporary chamber music by blending custom-made and traditional ethnic instruments to create a signature sound. The ensemble is built upon cello, concert cimbalom, piano and percussion. Performances also feature unusual creations such as the electric mbira, melodica and what Cordis calls the “world’s longest playing cylinder-driven music box.”

This year, the quartet also began integrating new instruments into its unique sound, including a Kelstone nune, a Victrola talking machine, electric cello and an electric cimbalom.                                              

Everyone is invited to the free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts, Ryan Concert Hall, 500 W. Maumee St., Angola. First come, first seated; doors open at 6 p.m.

For more information, visit trine.edu/furth.

For more information about Cordis, visit cordismusic.com.