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Ensembles to perform in WRH

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On May 2 at 7 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall, the D’Angelo Department of Music will present its Small Ensembles concert of the semester.
These groups are the Chamber Singers, under the direction of Thomas Brooks; the Saxophone Quartet and Clarinet Choir, under the direction of Rebecca Wunch; and the Flute Ensemble, under the direction of Amanda Sage.
Other groups will be the Brass Ensemble, under the direction of Kent Tucker; and the String Chamber Ensemble, under the direction of Jonathan Moser.
The Saxophone Quartet features Olivia Windus and Grace Siwinski on alto saxophone, Miranda Wall on tenor saxophone and Caden Gilson on baritone saxophone.
The group will perform “Shenandoah” arranged by Bruce Evans and “Orchids in the Moonlight” by Vincent Youmans as arranged by Bruce Evans.
The Clarinet Choir features Emily Zbrzezny, Chris Wagler and Rebecca Wunch on Bb clarinet and Rachel Kinlan on bass clarinet.
They will perform “Dance” by Johannes Caianu as arranged by Ioan Dobrinescu, “Fate” by Henry K. Hadley as arranged by. Rodrick Ellem and “Aragonaise” from Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” suite as arranged by Marco A Mazzino.
The Flute Ensemble features Morgan Dowches, Jessica Finney and Isaiah Howard.
The Brass Ensemble features Jacob Bechter, Josh Flaherty, Jacob Gross and Sierra DeCola on trumpet; Cameron Porter, Martin Webster and Kent Tucker on trombone; and Bryan Lewis on tuba.
They will perform “Salvation is Created” by Paul Tschesnokov as transcribed by David B. Thompson and “Star Wars Medley” by John Williams.
The String Chamber Ensemble features Jonathan Moser and Kayla Bravchok on violin and Savannah Lawrence on viola
They will perform the first movement of Serenade, Op.12 by Zoltán Kodály, “Allegramente – Sostenuto ma non troppo.”
This concert will be free and open to the public.

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