SRU Flute Ensemble offers Nov. 21 concert

SRU flute ensemble

Nov. 18, 2015

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University Flute Ensemble will perform "In the Bleak Midwinter," "Stone Suite" and several other songs during a 7:30 p.m., Nov. 21, concert in SRU's Swope Recital Hall. Four students will present solos.

Cassandra Eisenreich, SRU instructor of music, will direct.

Ursula Payne, professor of dance, choreographed one of the numbers, "Itsuki-no-Komori-uta," which is based on a Japanese folk song. Kaila Belinda and Kaciei Womack, dance majors from Phillipsburg and Philadelphia, will provide dance accompaniment.

The 13-student Flute Ensemble will begin the concert with "In the Bleak Midwinter" by Gustav Holst (1874-1934).

The next song is "Tag!" by contemporary composer David Wells.

The centerpiece of the concert will be "Stone Suite," by contemporary composer Chris Potter. It includes four movements, "Cliff Palace Ghost Dance," "Sunrise at Yosemite," "In the Shadow of The Great Sphinx" and "To Kiss The Blarney Stone."

Tickets are $3 for SRU students and $5 for general admission.


MEDIA CONTACT: Gordon Ovenshine | 724.738.4854 | gordon.ovenshine@sru.edu