Projeto Arcomusical, a percussion sextet playing Afro-Brazilian berimbau musical bows, has been selected for Grammy consideration in the category Best World Music Album for their second album, “Spinning in the Wheel” released earlier this year.

Arcomusical album coverThe group’s artistic director is Gregory Beyer, Director of Percussion Studies in the NIU School of Music.  Every member of the ensemble was, or is, a student of the NIU Percussion program.

Projeto Arcomusical is:
Alex Fragga
Alexis C. Lamb
Daniel Eastwood
Ethan Martin
Gregory Beyer
Kyle Flens
Raychel Taylor

To learn more about Projeto Arcomusical, including how to purchase their recordings visit: arcomusical.com.

They have released another video from “Spinning in the Wheel,” the first movement to Elliot Cole’s “Roda”, the first track on the album.