November 12, 2010
WOOSTER, Ohio — The Wooster Flute Choir (Tremolos), and the Wooster Percussion Ensemble, will present their first joint recital, titled “Rhythm and Tremolos,” on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at The College of Wooster. The performance, which is free and open to the public, begins at 8 p.m. in Gault Recital Hall of Scheide Music Center (525 E. University St.).
Tremolos, founded and directed by Denise Rotavera-Krain, welcomes both college music and non-music majors, along with members of the Wooster community. The music of Tremolos spans a variety of styles, incorporating the sounds of alto and bass flute, as well as the C flute
and piccolo. Participants in Wooster’s flute choir enjoy the opportunity to
perform several times during the academic year, both on campus and in the
The Wooster Percussion Ensemble, directed by Thomas Roblee, consists of 12 members who present at least one full concert each semester. The repertoire features of a variety of music, including
20th and 21st century art music, transcriptions of classical music, traditional world music from Africa, Mexico, and South America, and new works for percussion ensemble. While the focus is on chamber music, the ensemble also spotlights soloists and large group selections on concerts. Last semester, the ensemble performed traditional music on xylophones and drums collaboratively with Saakumu, a professional drum and dance troupe from Ghana, and plans similar collaborations in the future.
“Rhythm and Tremolos” will feature music from African, Jewish, Irish, and Latin American dance traditions. In addition, works by Gershwin, Byrd, Grieg, Arbeau, Rosauro, and Ford, among others will be performed.
For more information, call 330-263-2419.
1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691. (330) 263-2000
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