NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Trombone Choir at Stephen F. Austin State University will present a concert of varied music from the last five centuries when the student ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
Comprised of 28 trombone students, the choir is directed by Dr. Deb Scott, professor of trombone.
The concert will include arrangements of “Panis Angelicus” (O Lord Most Holy) by Cesar Franck and “Contrapunctus 14” by J.S. Bach. Also on the program is an arrangement of excerpts from Hector Berlioz’s opera “The Damnation of Faust.” From “Five Jewish Songs of Joy,” the group will perform “A Wicked Wicked Man” by S.E. Goldfarb.
Also on the program are a few contemporary pieces, including “Great Lake Octet” by Eric Ewazen, which will be performed by eight of the student trombonists.
Dr. Daniel Chapa, low brass professor, will join the group to conduct a select group of players performing “Londonderry Air” arranged by James Christiansen and Mark McDunn.
The concert is a presentation of the SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music. Cole Concert Hall is located in the Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building, 2210 Alumni Drive.
Concert tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.