Concerts at ASU School of Music
Brass ensembles perform March 29
Horn, trumpet, trombone and tuba choirs from Appalachian State University's Hayes School of Music will perform Monday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center's Rosen Concert Hall.
Admission is free.
The Appalachian Horn Choir is directed by Karen Robertson. The group will perform Mendelssohn's O Rest in the Lord from Elijah.
The Appalachian Trumpet Choir will perform Cioffari's Badinage for Trumpet Sextet, Perrini's Festival Fanfare and Zilincik's Voices of Souls. The musicians are directed by James Stokes.
The Appalachian Trombone Choir will perform the hymn tune Holy Manna, Morton Stevens' The Vineyard and Dennis Armitage's Bless My Bones. The ensemble is directed by Harold McKinney.
The Appalachian Tuba Choir will perform Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession of the Nobles, John Stevens' Music 4 Tubas and John Philip Sousa's Hands Across the Sea. The ensemble is directed by Chris Blaha.
Faculty recital series March 30 highlights poetry, music and dance
A faculty recital with the theme "The Combination is..." will be presented Tuesday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center's Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.
"Combination" refers to the different types of instrumentation and art forms.
The recital features music, dance and poetry presented by faculty and students from the Hayes School of Music, the dance program in the Department of Theatre and Dance, and the expressive arts program in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling.
Trumpters James Stokes, Brent Bingham and Derek Blankenship will perform Elliot Borishansky's "Three Mosquitoes find they are reunited after a convention
in Atlantic City, New Jersey."
Thomas Zugger's "Three Dances" will be performed by dancers Marianne Adams, Laurie Atkins, Rebecca Quin, Holly Roark and Emily Daughtridge. Music will be provided by clarinetist Doug Miller, trombonist Harold McKinney and percussionist Rob Falvo.
"Poetry and Music in the Presence of Touch Drawings by Deborah Koff-Chapin" will be performed by Sally Atkins, McKinney and Falvo.
"Your Own Iron" by Dick Hyman will be performed by Falvo, Stokes and drummer Heath Towson.
Woodwind ensembles featured in April 1 performance
Woodwind ensembles from the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will perform April 1 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center's Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.
The ensemble Blazing Bassoons will perform Classic Oldies, an arrangement that includes Ain't She Sweet, Blue Moon and Fascinating Rhythm. A flute and piccolo ensemble will perform Ben Boone's Over the Edge.
An oboe and horn trio will perform Vivaldi's Sonata in G minor. An oboe, clarinet and bassoon trio will perform Jacques Ibert's Cinq Pieces en Trio. A flute trio will perform Flutes in the Garden by Gary Schocker.
The program concludes with Ludwig Thuille's Sextet in Bb major, op. 6 performed by a woodwind and piano ensemble.