Baylor Brass Faculty Perform On April 22

April 15, 2003

by Richard Veit

The Baylor Brass Quintet will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Roxy Grove Hall.

The program will open with the Mini Overture of contemporary Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski and then the six-movement suite Fancies, Toyes and Dreams, which is Elgar Howarth's arrangement of music by 16th-century English composer Giles Farnaby.

Professor of Saxophone Michael Jacobson will join the Baylor Brass Quintet for a performance of Texas composer Fisher Tull's Concerto da Camera.

Following intermission, the musicians will return to the stage for the Quintet for Brass by English composer Malcolm Arnold and then the Alex Shuhan arrangement of piano music by George Gershwin, his Three Preludes.

The program will conclude with the Scherzo by John Cheetham, who serves as professor emeritus of music theory and composition at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

The Baylor Brass Quintet is comprised of four members of the Baylor University music faculty -- Professor of Trumpet Wiff Rudd, Assistant Professor of Horn Jeffrey Powers, Assistant Professor of Trombone Kevin Chiarizzio and Lecturer in Tuba David Graves -- along with trumpeter Kyle Koronka, a junior from Brenham.

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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