FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/8/10
Marketing and Public Relations
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
SUU CHAMBER ENSEMBLE CONCERT SERIES
NOVEMBER 15, 16, 19 & 22
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: SUU CHAMBER ENSEMBLE CONCERT SERIES
WHAT: Showcasing works for clarinet to guitar, the SUU Chamber Ensemble Concert series has something for everyone.
WHO: Woodwind, Brass, String, Piano, Guitar and Percussion Chamber Ensembles
Southern Utah University, Department of Music
WHEN: Woodwind and Brass Ensembles Concert, November 15
String and Piano Ensembles Concert, November 16
Guitar Recital, November 19
Percussion Ensemble Concert, November 22
WHERE: Thorley Recital Hall, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Admission is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
INFO: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Showcasing works for clarinet to guitar, the SUU Chamber Ensemble Concert series has something for everyone. The SUU Department of Music will present a series of performances from the Woodwind, Brass, String, Piano, Guitar and Percussion Ensembles, November 15, 16, 19 and 22, at 7:30 pm in SUU’s Thorley Recital Hall. Admission is free and the general public is invited to attend.
The Woodwind and Brass Ensembles will present an evening of classics on November 15, featuring works from Bach, Schumann, Beethoven, and Rimsky-Korsakov. The String and Piano Ensembles Concert will perform a joint program on November 16, which will include piano works from Beethoven to Shostakovich, and a special arrangement of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. The ever popular Guitar recital on November 19 will feature guitar students from the Department of Music. The Percussion Ensemble Concert will finish up the series on November 22, featuring performances using common orchestral instruments, to the unusual, including ladders, Peruvian box drums and newspapers.
Take advantage of this eclectic performance series presented by the SUU Department of Music. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.