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Brass Showcase Set for Sunday

 

The Arkansas Tech University Department of Music will present the Fall Brass Showcase on Sunday.  The concert features the University Bass Choir, and it is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Building Auditorium.

The concert will feature the group performing “Symphony for Brass” by Herbert Haufrecht.  Barrow says the piece is quite challenging and will be the highlight of Sunday’s Concert.

Other selections during the concert will include “His Humour” by Giles Farnably.  Additionally, the students will break into quintets to present “Fancies, Toys and Dreams” by Farnaby and “Pavane d’ Angleterre” by Claude Gervaise.

The University Brass Choir will close its performance with “The Great Escape,” which is by Elmer Bernstein.

Sunday’s concert features 14 Arkansas Tech students performing.  They are:

Tuba

  • Dennis Valley-Morrilton

Trumpet

  • Jared Davis-Bentonville
  • Lucas Davis-Ft. Smith
  • Cassie Loy-Hot Springs
  • Jordan Smith-Ft. Smith

Trombone

  • Tyler Bevil-Beebe
  • Patrick Mahoney-Alma
  • Zachary Whitworth-Alma

Euphonium

  • Michael Cash-Ft. Smith

Horn

  • Shelly Counts-Searcy
  • Erin Futterer-Dover
  • Amanda Johnson-Ft. Smith

Sunday’s concert is free of charge, and the public is invited to attend.  For more information, contact the Department of Music at 479-968-0477.

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