March 5, 2014

WIU Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert IV - featuring LaMoine Brass Quintet and the Hopper Jazztet
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description:
Free and open to the public.

THE WIU Faculty Chamber Ensembles will perform Old Music and Old Standards to bring back SPRING.

Including music of Ludwig Maurer (1789-1878)—original music of the classical style for Brass Instruuments--and –Masterworks of early baroque Master Samuel Scheidt (1587- 1654) –whose brilliant displays of contrapuntal virtuosity will be presented by theRichard Cangro, trumpet; Barksdale Bryant, trumpet; Randall Faust, horn; John Mindeman, trumpet; and Terry Solomonson, tuba.

THE HOPPER JAZZTET welcomes the month of SPRING with jazz interpretations of three pieces inspired by SPRING :
*"It Might As Well Be Spring" by Richard Rodgers
* "You Must Believe In Spring" by Michel Legrand
* "Joy Spring" by Clifford Brown

The Hopper Jazztet--the resident faculty Jazz Ensemble--includes John Cooper, trumpet, John Vana, saxophone, George Turner, guitar; Matt Hughes, bass; and
Kevin Nichols, drums.

Admission to the concert is free and the public is invited.


PROGRAM:

Kleine Stüke für Blechbläser - Ludwig Mauer
- Maestoso alla marcia
- Andante espressivo
- Scherzo
- Allegro graziosos

Centone No. 5 - Saumuel Scheidt/trans. Verne Reynolds
I. Canzon Gallicam
II. Benidicamus Domino
III. Galliard Battaglia
IV. Wendet euch um ihr Aderlein
V. Canzon Aechipican

LaMoine Brass Quintet
Richard Cangro, trumpet
Barksdale Bryant, trumpet
John Mindeman, trombone
Randall Faust, horn
Terry Solomonson, tuba

It Might As Well Be Spring - Richard Rodgers
You Must Believe in Spring - Michel Legrand
Joy Spring - Clifford Brown

The Hopper Jazztet
John Vana, saxophone
John Cooper, trumpet
George Turner, guitar
Matt Hughes, bass
Kevin Nichols, drums

"Our set was chosen to represent a Spring theme because of the season and because of the many great jazz tunes that contain the word 'spring' in the title."

Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
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