November 8, 2011
The Wooster Symphony Orchestra will perform Sun. Nov. 13, 4:00 p.m. at McGaw Chapel, 340 E. University St. on the campus of The College of Wooster.
Under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, conductor and professor of music, the Wooster Symphony will perform "Shadowcatcher," a concerto for Brass Quintet by Eric Ewazen, with members of the Paragan Brass Quintet: Scott Johnston, trumpet; Jack Brndiar, trumpet; Williaim Hoyt, horn; Paul Ferguson, trombone; and Russell Tinkham, tuba. The composition was inspired by four photographs of Native Americans, taken during the early decades of the 20th century. “Shadowcatcher” was the name thatthe Native Americans gave to the photographer, Edward Curtis.
Three College of Wooster students will solo in concerti with the orchestra. Kenneth Peterson, a senior performance major, will perform Nino Rota’s Concerto No. 2 for cello. Noah Dresser, a senior performance major, will perform William Walton’s Concerto for Viola. Etienne Massicotte, a senior performance and composition major, will perform Johann Hummel’s Concerto in E-Flat Major for Trumpet.
The orchestra will open the concert Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz.
Tickets are $5 and are available at The Wooster Book Company, Buehler’s (Milltown and Towne Market), the Lowry Center Wilson Bookstore on campus, and at the door of the concert. All students are admitted free of charge, and C.O.W. faculty and staff may obtain complimentary tickets at the Lowry Center Wilson Bookstore. Tickets can also be ordered from the Scheide Music Center Office, 330-263-2419.
Attendees are invited to a reception following the performance featuring appetizers from Broken Rocks Café and Bakery.
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