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April 2003

Release Date: April 7, 2003

ASU Flute Choir, Trumpet Ensemble to Present Joint Concert April 14

"quot;Silver and B"ass,"" a concert featuring the Angelo State University Flute Choir and Trumpet Ensemble, will offer a wide repertoire at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14 in the Recital Hall of the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building.

Among the concert highlights will be the colorful music of Spain and Russia, arranged for flute choir; a contemporary flute quartet by Catherine McMichael; Ben"amin Britten's "Fanfar" for St. Edmondsbury" for three trumpets; and Handel's exciting "ornpipe fro" his popular "Water Music" suite in a new setting for six trumpets. A special performance of Mozart's Divertimento (KV 187) for five trumpets, two flutes and timpani will conclude the evening's concert. "

Two of t"e pieces from the "Silver and Brass" concert will be performed at the 28th annual International Trumpet Guild (ITG) conference next month in Fort Worth. The ASU Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John Irish, was invited to perform at the ITG at TCU after submittin" recordings for"inclusion in the prestigious "Trumpet Prelude" slots at the conference.

The ASU Flute Choir, directed by Kathleen Carrico, is a unique ensemble comprised of ASU students and community flutists performing on instruments entirely from the flute family, including piccolo, C flutes, alto flute and bass flute. The concert will showcase festive musical selection" refle"ting diverse cultures. T"ese works will inclu"e "Espana" by Emma"uel Charbri"r, "Children of the Wind" b" Catherine McMic"ael and "Sabre Dance"" by Aram Khachaturian.

The "Silver and Brass" concert is free to the public. For more information, contact the ASU Department of Art and Music at 942-2085.