(Posted November 9, 2023)

HUNTINGDON, Pa.—Juniata College student musicians, under the direction of James Latten, professor of music, will showcase their talents in three upcoming free concerts on campus.   

November 12 – Juniata College Orchestra 

The Juniata College Orchestra, conducted by Julie Renne, will perform on Sunday, November 12, at 3 p.m. The concert will take place in Alumni Hall, located in the Brumbaugh Academic Center.   

Juniata College Orchestra members include students Zachary Bloom ’24, Ava Cook ’27, Annie Ketterman ’27, Em Perago ’26, Anisa Ray ’27, Bernadette Traina ’24, Christopher Brumbaugh-Cayford ’24, Nandee Correia ’24, Aiden McGovern ’25, Samuel Mahler ’24, and Abi Scheinberg ’27; Latten; and community members, Sage Finlinson, Melanie Fisher, and Robert Gardner.   

The orchestra will perform “Waltz of the Wicked” by Kirt N. Mosier, the jig from “St. Paul’s Suite” by Gustav Holst, “Fantasia on The Water Is Wide” by Mark Barnard, “Pizzicati” (schertzettino from “Sylvia”) by Léo Delibes/arranged by Douglas Stroud, allegretto from “Palladio—Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra” by Karl Jenkins, “Colors of the Wind” (from Walt Disney’s “Pocahontas”) arranged by Lloyd Conley, “Beauty and the Beast “(from Walt Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”) arranged by Bruce Chase, and “Moondance” by Van Morrison/arranged by Michael Hopkins. 

November 15 – Juniata College Jazz Ensemble 

The Juniata College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jordan Canner, will hold its fall concert on Wednesday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m., in Alumni Hall, Brumbaugh Academic Center.   

Performances by the Jazz Ensemble will include “Birdland” by Joe Zawinul, “Yardbird Suite” by Charlie Parker, “Ah that’s Freedom” by Thad Jones, and “Always and Forever” by Pat Metheny, featuring Ben Allen ’25 on flugelhorn.   

November 19 – Juniata College Wind Symphony 

Rounding out the trio of performances, the Juniata College Wind Symphony, directed by Latten, will perform at Sunday, November 19, at 3 p.m. This performance will be held in the newly-renovated Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.   

The Wind Symphony will perform “Iron and Ice: A Viking Adventure by Randall D. Standridge, the Carmen Suite by Georges Bizet/arranged by Jack Bullock, “Lyric Interlude” by Philip Loewen, “Scossa Elettrica: The Electric Shock” by Giacomo Puccini/arranged by Charles D. Yates, “Ha-Bass-Snara” by James Latten, selections from “Incidental Suite” by Claude T. Smith/arranged by Joseph Earp, and “Foundry” by John Mackey.   

Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.