School of Music Scholarship Concert Feb. 10

February 1, 2013

Tickets are now available for the Indiana State University School of Music's annual Wind and Percussion Scholarship Concert at 4 p.m. Feb. 10 in Tilson Auditorium.

The concert is being presented in conjunction with Black History Month, the history department's 40th anniversary celebration of African-American Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences Community Semester Series. "The School of Music is delighted to present a concert honoring the achievements of African-Americans, not just at Indiana State but across the nation," said Roby George, director of bands and the conductor of the wind orchestra.

The concert will feature the Wind Orchestra and Concert Choir, conducted by Scott Buchanan. Special guests include Mojah Tuba, a professional ensemble based at Penn State University, and Indiana State percussion professor, Jimmy Finnie.

The Wind Orchestra will be performing "A Movement for Rosa" by Mark Camphouse. The Concert Choir will be performing: "The Creation (from God's Trombones" with Johnnie Taylor narrating; "Praise His Holy Name," and "Lift Every Voice and Sing," featuring Nicholas Richardson as soloist. Mojah Tuba will present "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Dr Martin Luther King: In Memoriam" by Roger Kellaway; "Jogetuba" by Justin Lim Fang Yee; "How Beautiful" by Barbara York and "Mambo-Cha from Latin Jazz Suite" by Alice Gomez.

Admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance by going to the band and music offices, located in the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts. For more information, call the music department at 812-237-2771.

 

Contact: Nancy Cobb Lippens, professor and director, Indiana State University School of Music, 812-237-2771 or nancy.cobblippens@indstate.edu

Writer: Patrick Waclaw, arts marketing assistant, Indiana State University, 812-237-3783