SRU Good News for Jan. 26, 2009
Current, retired SRU music faculty solo with Pittsburgh Symphony
Jeremy Long, assistant professor of music at Slippery Rock University, and Terry Steele, retired associate professor of music, have been selected to present solos when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Ravel's "Bolero" in Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall.
Long will play a soprano saxophone and Steele will play a tenor sax in the 8 p.m. Feb. 6-7, and the 2:30 p.m. Feb. 8 concerts conducted by Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. Ludwig van Beethoven "Symphony No. 8" and Edouard Laio's "Symphonie espegnole" are also part of the program.
Long and Steele recently played excerpts from John Adams' opera "Nixon in China," performed by the PSO, with Adams conducting.
Long reminds students that $14 concert tickets are available two hours before the program.
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