Chamber concert set for Nov. 17 at BSC
Published: Nov 10 2015
The Bismarck State College Music program features its chamber ensembles in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in Sidney J. Lee Auditorium.
Music includes selections from classical repertoire, early American and folk genres, African dance, contemporary jazz and 1960s rock.
The Brass Ensemble, directed by John Darling, performs a program of classical and contemporary works, including Henry Purcell’s “Air and Allegro” from “The King Arthur Suite” and a suite by Frederick Werle.
The Guitar Ensemble, directed by Doug Klein, plays classical works by Bach and Mouret and a medley of the jazz standard “Blue Monk” by Thelonious Monk with “Green Onions,” an R&B soul instrumental made famous by Booker T and MGs.
Rob Peske directs the Percussion Ensemble in the African-influenced “Spirits Rising” and “Llava Tierra,” a steel drum piece that combines the rhythms of Martinique and Trinidad.
The concert is presented at no charge.
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