Brass Ensemble to Present Concert on Wednesdayby Karen Handley • April 18, 2005
The Wabash College Brass Ensemble will present a spring concert on Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. in Salter Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center. The ensemble is under the direction of Peter Hulen, Byron K. Trippet assistant professor of music at Wabash and first year director of the Brass Ensemble.
The Brass Ensemble recently participated in a workshop with visiting artists, The American Brass Quintet. Peter Hulen remarks about working with the visiting artists, “It was a great experience to work with a group like the American Brass Quintet. The workshop was very helpful and the professionals’ tips enhanced our playing technique and playing ability.”
The Brass Ensemble, which includes students, faculty, and community members, will perform Trumpet Voluntary by John Stanley; Three Madrigals (My Bonny Lass by Thomas Morley, Sweet Love Doth Now Invite by John Dowland, and Now is the Month of Maying by Morley); Three Dances by Johann Pezel; “Contrapunctus IV” from Die Kunst Der Fuge by J. S. Bach; Hosanna to the Son of David by Orlando Gibbons; and Music for King Charles II by Matthew Locke.
Participating in the concert are Bob Foote, Jim Sexton, and Tim Ulrey on trumpet; Anne Sexton on horn; Dan Ristine and Michael Warner on trombone; Andy DeRolf on euphonium; and Bryan Roesler on tuba.
Admission to the concert is free. The public is cordially invited.