FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 2, 2008
CONTACT: Tim Musselman, 615-898-2493
MTSU’s WIND ENSEMBLE AND SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORM OCT. 9
Guest Conductor Don DeRoche Opens Free Concert, Trumpeter Michael Arndt on Bill
(MURFREESBORO)—The MTSU Wind Ensemble and MTSU Symphonic Band will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
The ensemble, led by guest conductor Don DeRoche will perform Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber by Paul Hindemith and Soleriana by Carlos Surinach.
After a brief intermission, MTSU Associate Director of Bands Craig S. Cornish will conduct the MTSU Symphonic Band in Emperata Overture by Claude T. Smith, Night Dances by Bruce Yurkounder, Amazing Grace by Frank Tickeli and Chorale and Shaker Dance by John Zdechlik.
Additionally, MTSU trumpet professor Michael Arndt will conduct Scenes from “The Louvre” by Norman Dello Joio.
Guest conductor DeRoche is director of bands at the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago. DeRoche earned degrees in music education and performance at the University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. in music education at Northwestern University.
The Oct. 9 concert is free and open to the public.
For more information on this and other events in the MTSU School of Music, please call 615-898-2493 or visit www.mtsumusic.com.