Reminder: Chamber Ensembles performance on Wednesday (May 8)

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, Chamber Ensembles will be performing at the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. From complex African rhythms, to lofty brass fanfares and the avant-garde sounds of post-1945 works, UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles offer something for every musical taste. Hand Drumming and New Music Ensembles, led by Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak (Music), will be joined by the Clarinet Ensemble, led by Associate Prof. Eric Hansen (Music), and the Brass Ensemble, led by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music), for this intimate concert of small musical groups. This event is free. Learn more.

Chamber Ensembles performance taking place on Wednesday, May 8

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, Chamber Ensembles will be performing at the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. From complex African rhythms, to lofty brass fanfares and the avant-garde sounds of post-1945 works, UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles offer something for every musical taste. Hand Drumming and New Music Ensembles, led by Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak (Music), will be joined by the Clarinet Ensemble, led by Associate Prof. Eric Hansen (Music), and the Brass Ensemble, led by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music), for this intimate concert of small musical groups. This event is free. Learn more.

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles concert is May 5

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall on campus. This event is free and open to the public. Performing will be the UW-Green Bay Brass Ensemble, directed by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines; and the UWGB Hand Drumming Ensemble, directed by Ben Hogan, Artist in Residence. The UW-Green Bay Hand Drumming Ensemble opens the program with three of Cheryl Grosso’s (UWGB Prof. Emerita) compositions. More here.

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles concert is May 5

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus. This event is free and open to the public. Performing will be the UW-Green Bay Brass Ensemble, directed by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines; and the UWGB Hand Drumming Ensemble, directed by Ben Hogan, Artist in Residence. The UW-Green Bay Hand Drumming Ensemble opens the program with three of Cheryl Grosso’s (UWGB Prof. Emerita) compositions. More here.

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles concert is May 5

GREEN BAY –The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. This event is free and open to the public.

Performing will be the UW-Green Bay Brass Ensemble, directed by Associate Prof. Adam Gaines; and UWGB Hand Drumming Ensemble, directed by Ben Hogan, Artist in Residence.

The UW-Green Bay Hand Drumming Ensemble opens the program with three of Cheryl Grosso’s (UWGB Prof. Emerita) compositions — “Rhythm Chant GG,” “Rhythm Chant 6.06” and “Rhythm Chant C & R,” and will conclude with “Piru Bole” by John Bergamo.

Hand Drumming Ensemble personnel: Owin Cantable, Rebekah Erdman, Isaiah Hernandez, Sabrena Koren, Thomas Sielaff, Beth Waldeck, Kevin Wellens, Thomas Zwicker.

Followed by a brief intermission, the Brass Ensemble performs “Providebam Dominum” by Orlande de Lassus, followed by “Trumpet Tune and Air” (Henry Purcell, arranged by Brown) “Ricercare” (Johann Fischer, arranged by Pelz), “Allegro” (Johann Wilhelm Hassler, arranged by Pelz), “Prelude and Fugue” (Felix Mendelssohn), “Introduction to Act III of Die Meistersinger” (Richard Wagner, translated by King), “March” (Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Pelz), “Russian Sailor’s Dance” (Reinhold Gliere, arranged by Siekmann), and concluding with “Londonderry Air” (Traditional, arranged by Lovell Ives).

Brass Ensemble personnel: Trumpet: James Block, Amanda Cornette, Greg Koeller, Ryan Loining, Carl Onesti; Horn: Brandt Bailey, Molly Dederich; Trombone: Doak Baker, Bill Burroughs, Mike Hogan, Joe Russett; Tuba: Paul Dugan, Erik Larson.

UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/music.

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Brass, Hand Drumming ensembles share concert Nov. 24

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music program brings the fall semester to a close with an eclectic concert offering music from classical brass to African-inspired percussion as the Phoenix Brass Ensemble and Hand Drumming Ensemble share the bill at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 24) at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on the UW-Green Bay campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

The student brass ensemble performs under the direction of Associate Prof. Adam Gaines, the trumpet and jazz studies director for the UW-Green Bay Music program. Prof. Cheryl Grosso, a percussion and world music specialist, directs the student drum ensemble.

The Phoenix Brass Ensemble will open the program with Daniel Hodgson’s “Three Marches of the American Revolutionary Days” featuring the General Green March, Banks of the Swale, and Shellpott Hill. Next up is “Divertimento for Brass and Percussion” by Karel Husa. The group will also perform “Pange Lingua” by Anton Bruckner, “Fanfare & Chorus,” by Dietrich Buxtehude, “Introduction and Allegro” by Robert Beadell, “March of a Marionette” by Charles Gounod, and “Satin Doll,” by Duke Ellington.

After a brief intermission, the UW-Green Bay Hand Drumming Ensemble will begin with “Rock Etude 16,” by Bill Douglas, followed by selections from Prof. Grosso’s Rhythm Chant series. Compositions featured will by “Rhythm Chant C&Rm,” Rhythm Chant MM,” “Rhythm Chant 14,” and “Rhythm Chant GG,” along with the composition “Rhythm Chant Finito,” arranged by members of the student ensemble.

UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the UW-Green Bay Music site for more information.

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