Juniata Wind Symphony Schedules Spring Concert
(Posted April 11, 2016)
HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College Wind Symphony has created an eclectic program of music, includingthe musical equivalent of a museum visit, to the work of Gustav Holst, at its spring concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 17 in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts on the Juniata campus
Tickets are $5, with children under the age of 18 admitted free. Juniata students with valid ID also can attend for free. The wind symphony will be conducted by James Latten, professor of music at Juniata.
The concert opens with the Honors Brass Quintet performing "The Star-Spangled Banner," written by Francis Scott Key.
Next, the wind symphony will perform the 1965 classic "Scenes from the Louvre, written by Norman Dello Joio. The movements are titled "The Portals," "Children's Gallery," "The Kings of France," 'The Nativity Paintings" and "Finale."
The Chorale Prelude "Turn Not Thy Face," is next, written by Vincent Persichetti in memory of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The ensemble will then play "Noisy Wheels of Joy," by Eric Whitacre, which has been described as "raucous and breathtaking." "Florentiner March (Grande Marche Italiana)" is next, written by Julius Fucik, a Czech composer noted for his marches.
Next the Woodwind Sextet will perform several selections.
The Chamber Winds, will perform "Dance of the Hours," from "La Gioconda," written by Amilcare Ponchielli as a ballet to be operformed as part of a larger opera. Next the winds perform "Canon" by Johann Pachibel, a German Baroque composer. The final selection for the winds will be "Susanoodles," by Hardy Mertens.
The saxophone Quartet will perform several selections not available at press time.
The Wind Symphony returns for the concert finale, playing Gustav Holst's "Second Suite in F," featuring sections such as "March," "Sounds Without Words; 'I'll Love my Love'" "Song of the Blacksmith" and Fantasia on the Dargason." The composition is based on British folk tunes
Members of the Wind Symphony and other groups are as follows:
Carly Hafer, alto sax, a junior from Greencastle, Pa.
Frank Marino, alto sax, a senior from Speonk, N.Y.
Kate Bock, tenor sax, a junior from Warriors Mark, Pa
Kayla Morgan, baritone sax, a senior from Saltillo, Pa.
The Juniata College Honors Woodwind Quintet
Shayla Fitzsimmons, bassoon, a freshman from Fort, Loudon, Pa.
Alexandra Stroud, oboe, a senior from Ellicott City, Md.
Phoebe Harnish, flute, a senior from Christiana, Pa..
Emma Hannan, a sophomore from Falls Church, Va., and Kaleigh Herron, clarinets
Vienna Cordier, horn
The Juniata College Honors Brass Quintet
Adam Rothstein, horn, a junior from Huntingdon, Pa.
Sam Wherley, trumpet, a freshman from State College, Pa.
Jared Flick, trombone, a senior from Richfield, Pa.
Samantha Cline, trumpet a senior from Las Vegas, Nev.
Dennis Wilt, euphonium, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.
Flute: Madeline DeAngelis, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.; Phoebe Harnish, a sophomore from Christiana, Pa.; and Grace Noll, a freshman from Long Valley, N.J.
Oboe: Alexandra Stoudt, a junior from Fleetwood, Pa., and Alexandra Stroud, a senior from Ellicott City, Md.
Bassoon: Shayla Fitzsimmons, a freshman from Fort, Loudon, Pa., and Cynthia Moringiello, a community member from Hollidaysburg, Pa.
Eb Clarinet: Joanna Shin, a freshman from Etters, Pa.
B Flat Clarinet: Kachina Earhart, a freshman from Polk, Pa.; Emma Hannan, a sophomore from Falls Church, Va.; Kaleigh Herrona junior from Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.; Samantha Larkin, a sophomore from Londonderry, N.H.; Joanna Shin, a freshman from Etters, Pa.
Bass Clarinet: Gary Nastase, a community member from Woodbury, Pa.
Contrabass Clarinet: Brittney Isom, a sophomore from Weatherly, Pa.
Alto Saxophone: Carly Hafer, a junior from Greencastle, Pa., and
Frank Marino, a senior from Speonk, N.Y.
Tenor Saxophone: Kate Bock, a junior from Warriors Mark, Pa.
Baritone Saxophone: Kayla Morgan, a senior from Saltillo, Pa.
Horn: Vienna Cordier, a freshman from Medford Lakes, N.J.; Makayla Hawbaker, a junior from Shade Gap, Pa.; Adam Rothstein, a junior from Huntingdon, Pa.; and Jack Thompson, a sophomore from Delmar, N.Y.
Trumpet: Samantha Cline, a sophomore from Las Vegas, Nev.; Aubry Wareham, a freshman from Mercersburg, Pa.; and Sam Wherley, a freshman from State College, Pa.
Trombone: Joel Canner, a senior from State College, Pa.; Jared Flick, a senior from Richfield, Pa.; and Joey Schnaubelt, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.
Euphonium: Dennis Wilt, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.
Tuba: John Kovalchik, a community member from Petersburg, Pa.
String Bass: Rebecca Katz, a junior from Somerset, Pa.
Harp: Polly Cooper, a freshman from Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Contact Gabe Welsch at email@example.com or (814) 641-3131 for more information.