A ‘Night of Brass’ Comes to Angelo State University
The Angelo State University Department of Visual and Performing Arts will present a free public concert, Night of Brass, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the ASU Auditorium located in the Mayer Administration Building, 2601 W. Avenue N.
The Angelo State University's Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John Irish, performs regularly in concert as well as in collaboration with nationally known performers. In 2014, the ensemble traveled to Philadelphia, southern New Jersey and New York City to work with top performers in area orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz groups and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
The Angelo State University's Tuba-Euphonium Quartet is a student-led and –directed ensemble open to all university students.
The San Angelo Independent School District's Trumpet Ensemble comprises of six SAISD music teachers who are also trumpet players. The ensemble is excited to perform demanding works from the repertoire for trumpet.
The San Angelo Area High School Select Trumpet Ensemble includes students from Central, Lake View, Christoval and Water Valley high schools who met weekly to prepare for this concert.
The program will include Path of Discovery and Conquest by Erik Morales, Fantasia Brasiliera by Jose Ursicino da Silva, Trumpet Salutations by Nigel Coombes, Rondeau by Jean-Joseph Mouret, O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen, Psalm 19: The Heavens Declare The Glory of God by Benedetto Marcello, Lute Dances by Anonymous, Washington Post March by John Philip Sousa, Tuba Turf by Lennie Niehaus and Voluntary for Brass arranged by Dr. John Irish, Angelo State University professor of music.