Line C3
is a collection of percussionists committed to sharing the best of percussion repertoire in the most entertaining way possible. The group has toured Japan, been featured soloist with the American Composers Orchestra in Zankel Hall, and twice been quartet-in-residence for the Juilliard School Summer Percussion Seminar. Formed in 2003, Line C3 is known for combining an uncompromising standard of musicianship with a rigorous emphasis on fun. 


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"[Line C3] caused a dented fender to produce sounds so piercingly lovely that an oboe might have been jealous." - Slate.

"The number one reason I love percussion music is that Line C3 plays percussion music. They are my favorite percussion quartet. Number 2 is the flexatones. I just love those flexatones." - Nadia Sirota; Violist, host of WQXR's Meet The Composer.

"Line C3 : Hitting Things :: Chuck Norris : Hitting People." - Carl Schimmel, Composer.

"こんなに楽しくスゴいパーカッショングループは、他にない!" - 山下由麗 

"Students here at UMICH and at Juilliard are still talking about the incredible musicianship, artistry, programming and performance experience the group put forth at the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar... actually, I'm sick of hearing how great Line C3 is, shut up and get in the practice room, students!!!!" - Joseph Gramley, University of Michigan professor of percussion and member of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble.

"Line C3 is the percussion quartet sibling you never knew you had and you'll wonder how you have lived so long without them." - Satisfied iTunes user.