A world-renowned trumpet concerto by Alexander Arutunian will be featured during a free public concert by theMTSU Symphonic Band on Tuesday, April 24.
The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hinton Music Hall inside the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
MTSU trumpet professor Michael Arndt is the featured soloist for the work.
“The Alexander Arutunian Trumpet Concerto is one of the cornerstone works of the trumpet repertoire,” said Arndt. “It was written in 1950 by Arutunian, an Armenian-Soviet composer, for trumpeter Timothy Dokshitzer.
The Stones River Chamber Players, a faculty ensemble at Middle Tennessee State University, will perform the final concert of the 2011-12 season at 7:30 p.m. April 9 in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of MTSU’s Wright Music building.
“The concert showcases music from eastern Europe and highlights several of the School of Music faculty in challenging and exquisitely beautiful music,” said Angela DeBoer, faculty horn teacher and co-coordinator of the group.
The free public program will begin with Bela Bartok’s “Contrasts” for violin, clarinet and piano.
“Tracing Tennessee’s Musical Roots”:BaroqueFiddling Project II at the Loveless Barn – Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.: Loveless Barn, 8400 Highway 100, Nashville – Music City Baroque offers a continuing exploration of popular classical and fiddle music and dance from the birth of our country to the pre-Civil War era. Works celebrate such historical figures as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, General Marquis de Lafayette, Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson, and Ole Bull, as well as one of Nashville’s most celebrated composers of the e
The MTSU Wind Ensemble, the MTSU Concert Chorale and a host of special guest artists are teaming together to present one special afternoon of music featuring Igor Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and the world premiere performance of Earthrise by Nigel Clarke at 3 p.m. April 15 in Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
Concert pianist David Witten will present a free public recital at 8 p.m. on March 27 in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
Witten, the coordinator of keyboard studies at Montclair State University in New Jersey, also enjoys an international career that has included concert tours in Ireland, Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Europe, Mexico, South America and China.
His March 27 program will include works by Aaron Copland, Maurice Ravel and Nikolai Tcherepnin.
EVENT: Music City Baroque presents J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor – Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m.: St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike, Belle Meade, Nashville – A rare opportunity to hear a live performance on period instruments with chamber choir of one of Bach’s greatest works.
DATE and TIME: Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike, Belle Meade, Nashville
PROGRAM: Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach:
On Saturday, March 24, 2012, GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will present “Pater Noster - A Choral Reflection on the Lord’s Prayer” at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville. Set to begin at 7:30pm, the concert will be recorded for the ensemble’s debut release on the Naxos label.