The Shepherd University Department of Music will present a concert featuring the best of the department’s small ensembles on Tuesday, December 1st at 8:00 p.m. in the Frank Arts Center W. H. Shipley Recital Hall. The evening will highlight performances by a variety of ensembles, including brass ensemble, flute ensembles, string ensemble, guitar ensembles, woodwind quintet, opera excerpts and a men’s vocal ensemble.
The performance is free and open to the public.
The program includes a brass ensemble performance of Three Dances by Tielmam Susata and Seven Sailors on a Boat by Rasmus Orskov; a string ensemble performance of Trauermusick by Paul Hindemith and Fuga y Misterio by Astor Piazzolla; a men’s vocal ensemble performing Gaudete-Piae Cantiones arranged by Craig Kingsbury, His Eye is On the Sparrow by Charles Gabriel arranged by Derek Furch and Patrick Rose, and Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi and Lee Mendelson; a guitar duo performing Monte Carlo by Peter Madlem; a duet for percussion and voice titled Ilium by Konishi Kayo and Kondno Yukio; a flute ensemble performance of Within by Ian Clarke; a guitar trio will perform Ah! si moine voulait danser arranged by William Beauvais; a woodwind quintet will perform the first section of an unfinished wind quintet by Anthony Farris; excerpts from the Mikado and Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan, and excerpts from L’elisir dâ’amore by Gaetano Donizetti; a Guitar Quartet performance of Los Abejarucos by Bryan Johanson; and a flute quartet performance of The Fool Who Fell in Love with His Guardian Angel by Anthony Farris.
For more information call 304-876-5555.