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KU Tuba Euphonium Consort and Wind Ensemble to perform shared concert at Lied Center on Feb. 23

Thursday, February 19, 2015

LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Tuba Euphonium Consort and the Wind Ensemble will present a shared concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23 at the Lied Center of Kansas.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office, by phone at 785-864-2787 or online at www.lied.ku.edu. The concert will also be available to watch via live stream at http://new.livestream.com/liedcenter/som-feb23-14.

Scott Watson, professor of tuba and euphonium, will conduct the Tuba Euphonium Consort, which includes Fanfare for a Friend (1991) by John Stevens, Sleep, by Eric Whitacre, arr. Michael Blackmom, and the world premiere of On the Wind-Battered Staircase by Nicholas Shaheed. Tangents, Op. 109 (Overture) by James Barnes, professor of music theory & music composition, will be conducted by the composer.  

The Wind Ensemble program includes Overture to Candide (1956) by Leonard Bernstein, arr. Clare Grundman, conducted by Steven Smyth; First Suite in E-flat, Op. 28, No. 1 (1909) by Gustav Holst, ed. Matthews, and Pale Blue on Deep (2011) by Aaron Perrine, conducted by Allison Cockshaw; Valor, Op. 113 (2002) by James Barnes, who is also conducting the piece; Irish Tune from County Derry (1918) by Percy Grainger, ed. Rogers, conducted by Robert E. Foster, professor of music education & music theory; and Dionysiaques, Op. 62, (1913) by Florent Schmitt, ed. Hauswirth, conducted by Paul Popiel, director of bands.

For more information about the KU Wind Ensemble visit: http://music.ku.edu/band/windensemble.

For more information about the KU Tuba Euphonium Consort visit: http://music.ku.edu/brasspercussion/tubaeuphonium.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.

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