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NOV. 3-7 WILL BE GREAT WEEK FOR SAX
LOVERS AS SRU OFFERS SPECIAL CONCERTS
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Students studying the
saxophone take center stage at Slippery Rock University next week
with four days of concerts featuring the instrument planned for
Swope Music Hall.
concerts are at 8 p.m. and under direction of Terry Steele,
associate professor of music.
week opens Monday [Nov. 3] withJason Kush, an SRU
senior from Johnstown, presenting a classical saxophone recital
featuring both French and American works.
Wednesday [Nov. 5], Steele performs Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon
Man" with Panorama, SRU's Steel Drum Ensemble, directed by Dr.
David Glover, assistant professor of music.
Thursday [Nov. 6], the SRU Sax Quartets takes the stage with two
student quartets playing a variety
of classical and jazz styles in a chamber
music style. Members of the quartets are: Rich Conrad, alto, of
Fleetwood, Tammi Regal, alto, of Portersville, Gianna Stout, tenor,
of McClellandtown, Chelle DeLong, baritone saxophone, of
Titusville, Patrick Schirf, alto of Altoona, Steve Dexter, tenor,
of Osceola, Shawn Smiesko, baritone saxophone, of Saxonburg and
Kush on soprano saxophone. A $3 donation will fund music
Friday [Nov. 7], Schirf, a senior, will present a saxophone recital
with classical literature on the first half and jazz combo
standards and originals slated for the second
PN, WPN, PgN,