Concert Band Performance will Feature Prof as Vocalist; West African Drums

Concert Band Performance will Feature Prof as Vocalist; West African Drums

The Hardin-Simmons University Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Wayne Dorothy, will present its final concert of the school year on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m., in Behrens Auditorium on the HSU campus. Musical selections for this program span the years of 1874 to 2008 and represent composers and arrangers from Austria, Norway, Japan, and the United States. The concert will feature Dr. Lynette Chambers , HSU professor of music, on Frank Ticheli’s 2008 masterwork Angels in the Architecture, and John Mackey’s Strange Humors , featuring Jake Estes, music major and percussionist, on the djembe, a West-African hand drum. Strange Humors will be conducted by graduate conducting major, Ryan Lovell. {{more}} Other works include Hanssen’s Valdres March, Melillo’s Hajj, Dance Selections from Die Fledermaus by Strauss, arranged by Suzuki, and Beghon’s romantic Prelude. The concert is free and open to the public. Other upcoming free concerts include a performance by the HSU Jazz Band in the Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall, April 30, 7:30 p.m.; and at Wylie Elementary, 2 p.m. on April 26.