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Night of Brass: ASU Brass Ensembles Concert

Eldon Black Recital Hall, Carr Education-Fine Arts Building
ASU’s student brass ensembles will present their fall 2018 “Night of Brass” concert on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Carr Education-Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the EFA Building’s Eldon Black Recital Hall and is open free to the public. ASU’s Trumpet Ensemble and Low Brass Ensemble will perform a variety of musical selections by Baroque, Classical and contemporary composers. The musical program will include:

Trumpet Ensemble

  • “Prelude and Fugue for Trumpet Choir” by Eric Ewazen
  • Psalm 19: “The Heavens Declare the Glory of God” by Benedetto Marcello
  • “The Rakes of Mallow” by Leroy Anderson
  • “Triforium” by Bernard Andrés
  • “Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon” by Percy Grainger
  • “Dürrenhorn Passage” by Kevin McKee

Low Brass Ensemble

  • “Concerto Grosso” by Francesco Geminiani
  • “Benediction” by John Stevens
  • “Fugue in G Minor” by W.A. Mozart & Simon Sechter
  • “Prayer” by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • “Second Suite in F” by Gustav Holst

The two ensembles will combine with percussion students for the finale Suite from the “Danserye” by Tylman Susato.

The Trumpet Ensemble is directed by Dr. John Irish, professor of music. The Low Brass Ensemble features students on trombone, bass trombone, euphonium and tuba. It is directed by Dr. Matthew Shipes, assistant professor of music.

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