WHAT: Come "Sound the Bells" with Southern Utah University’s Wind Symphony at their annual Holiday Concert! Along with "Sound the Bells" by John Williams, the program includes holiday favorites such as "Winter Dances" by Fergal Carroll, "Greensleeves," "Chanson for Christmas" by Gregory B. Rudgers, "Gloria" by Randol Alan Bass, and a Jerry Brubaker arrangement of the traditional "Coventry Carol."
WHO: Southern Utah University, College of Performing and Visual Arts, department of Music
WHEN: Wednesday December 5, 2012
WHERE: Heritage Center Theater, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Call the ticket office at (435)-586-7872, M-F 8am-4:30pm, online at www.suu.edu/arts. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, night of the event.
PRICES: Adults: $6, SUU Faculty & Staff: $4, Youth: $3. Admission is free for SUU Students with a valid student ID.
SUU’s WIND SYMPHONY PRESENTS
ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT
DECEMBER 5, 2012
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Come "Sound the Bells" withSouthern Utah University’s Wind Symphony at their annual Holiday Concert! The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2012. This Holiday Concertwill be performed at Cedar City’s Heritage Center Theater and 7:30pm. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for SUU Faculty & Staff and $3 for youth. Admission is free for SUU Students with a valid student ID.
Along with "Sound the Bells" by John Williams, the program includes traditional holiday favorites and themes with "Winter Dances" by Fergal Carroll, an Alfred Reed arrangement of "Greensleeves," "Chanson for Christmas" by Gregory B. Rudgers, "Gloria" by Randol Alan Bass, a Jerry Brubaker arrangement of 15th century traditional "Coventry Carol," and "Suite for Tuba," featuring SUU student Tyician Knight on tuba, by Don Haddad and arranged by Robt. E. Clemons,
Dr. Adam Lambert is currently in his first year in the Department of Music faculty as Director of Bands and Brass Studies at Southern Utah University. For the past seven years, he has directed the band and brass programs at Chadron State College in Nebraska, where he conducted the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Athletic Bands and coordinated the brass studio. He was the director of bands at Provo High School in Provo, Utah, from 1997 to 2002, and was awarded a Teaching Fellowship at UNT from 2002 to 2005. He holds degrees in music education from Brigham Young University and a doctorate in trumpet performance from the University of North Texas (UNT).
Dr. Lambert has given clinics and guest-conducted at many events, colleges, and universities throughout the western and Midwestern United States. As an active trumpet educator, performer, and clinician in both classical and jazz, Adam performed and recorded with the University of North Texas Wind Symphony on the series Teaching Music through Performance. Furthermore, he has performed as a professional jazz musician at many major jazz festivals, including the Snow Bird Jazz Festival, the Park City Jazz Festival, and the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival. As a trumpet soloist and an active member of the Nebraska Arts Council, he has given performances at many colleges and universities throughout the Midwest, including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wayne State College, the University of Wyoming, Northwest College, and Colorado State University. Dr. Lambert is a Bach trumpet artist and clinician for the Conn-Selmer Corporation.
This must-see concert is sure to inspire the holiday spirit in everyone! 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 and the new Center for Shakespeare Studies. 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 Shakespeare Festival, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.