Department of Music November Events

| November 14, 2012

Pianist Daniel Schene and Friends, Sunday Nov. 18, 4 p.m., Moore Auditorium

Schene

The concert features pianist Daniel Schene, director of keyboard studies, and Joseph Neske, orchestral reduction. The program features Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat, Op. 83.

Admission at the door is $5 for the general public, $3 for senior adults, and free to Webster students, faculty and staff valid Webster ID.

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 Webster University Jazz Collective – ‘A “Green” Concert’, Monday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m., Moore Auditorium.

Martin

Under the direction of James A. Martin, the Jazz Collective performs “A ‘Green’ Concert.” The instrumentation for the 14-piece jazz ensemble is non-traditional: violin, flute, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, euphonium and bass trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums.

Featured will be compositions collectively arranged by the ensemble as two pieces with prominent “Green” in the title. The program includes:

  • Music from Les Hooper, the haunting jazz standard On Green Dolphin Street and the original ballad Broken Images
  • Maria Schneider, Green Piece and Bird Count, a tribute to Charles Mingus
  • Matt Harris, Matt Mattox and “Mambo de Memo” and a blues number by legendary saxophonist Don Menza, Back Home

Admission at the door is $3 for the general public and free to Webster students, faculty and staff valid Webster ID.

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Webster University Wind Ensemble – “The Music of . . .” – Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m., Community Music School

Under the direction of James A. Martin, the repertoire ranges from two transcriptions of pieces by Beethoven and Bach to three compositions written in the twentieth-century. Percy Grainger recomposes J.S. Bach’s Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata BWV 208 and two original works: Hartley Sinfonia No. 4 and Weill’s Suite from The Threepenny Opera conclude the concert.

The program includes:

Ludwig van Beethoven, Marcia alla Turca, arr. by Robert Garofalo
J. S. Bach/transcribed by Gunther Schuller, Prelude and Fugue No. 22
Percy Grainger, Blithe Bells
Walter S. Hartley, Sinfonia No. 4
Kurt Weill, Little Threepenny Music

Admission for the general public is $3 and free to faculty, staff and students with valid Webster ID.

 

For more information on any of these events, call the Webster University Fine Arts Hotline at 314-968-7128.

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