The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual fall recital on Thursday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m. The performance was prerecorded and will air at this time. To view the performance, visit the Department of Music YouTube channel.
The program will feature numerous pieces for the 14-member ensemble, along with works for smaller groups. The performance will begin with Richard Byrd’s “Sound Reflections,” written after the composer visited the Grand Canyon. Two movements from Ronald
LoPresti’s “Suite for Five Trumpets” and two movements from Ronald Dishinger’s “English Madrigal Suite,” an arrangement of J. S. Bach’s “If Thou Be Near,” and two jazz trumpet quartets by James Olcott will also be performed. The recital will conclude
with a performance of Wesley Nance’s “A Brief Adventure,” featuring the entire ensemble.
Member of the Trumpet Ensemble recorded, edited, and engineered the various pieces for this recital. Other students provided the introductions for the works to be performed.
For more information regarding this and other programs, please call the Department of Music at 724-357-2390.