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.
The MTSU Wind Ensemble will present two concerts featuring the music of Aaron Copland and Dmitri Shostakovich March 15 and 16, as well as a world premier by Jeffrey Brooks.
The concerts are scheduled for Thursday, March 15, at the First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro and Friday, March 16,in Hinton Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building. Each free performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.