MUSIC OF DAVID MASLANKA
April 25, 7:30 p.m.
student and $5 suggested scholarship donation
World renowned American
composer David Maslanka will be in residence at SRU April 23-25. During this
time, he will work and rehearse with SRU faculty member and saxophonist Jason
Kush, who has commissioned Dr. Maslanka to write a new work for alto saxophone,
piano, and cello. The SRU Saxophone Quartet (Jason Kush, director), Wind
Ensemble (Stephen Barr, director), Percussion Ensemble (David Glover,
director), and Chamber Singers (Stephen Barr, director) will also work with Dr.
Maslanka on works that he previously composed for each ensemble.
The residency will
conclude with a concert on April 25, and will include performances by all of
the aforementioned ensembles as well as the world premiere of new commission,
“Out of this World,” performed by SRU faculty members Jason Kush, Nanette Solomon,
and Paige Riggs.