The Cameron University Department of Music will present a Chamber Music Concert on Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. The concert will feature the Cameron Guitar Ensemble, the Cameron Woodwind Ensembles and the Cameron Brass Ensemble. The concert is open to the public at no charge.
The Cameron Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Kirsten Underwood, features the talents of Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Peter Macias, Jeremy Redbird and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; Wesley Stafford, Altus; and Brad Wolf, Cache. They will perform two Renaissance pieces, a transcription of Franz Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2,” “Anitra’s Dance” and “In the Hall of the Mountain King” by Edvard Grieg, “Three Catalan Folk Songs” by Miguel Llobet, “Vals No. 3” by A. Barrios Mangoré, and “Prelude” by George Gershwin. Macias will be featured singing Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” accompanied by the guitars. The Guitar Ensemble will also perform “Folding Chair in a Locked Room,” a new piece, and other works by composition major Shane Rutherford.
Under the direction of Justin Pierce, the Cameron Woodwind ensembles will present several works. The Flute Trio, consisting of Kirstie Bridges and Diane Pihulic, both of Lawton, and Pierce, will perform the Prélude from “Trio pour flutes” by Alexander Tcherepnin. The Clarinet Quartet will perform Mozart’s Menuetto from “Piano Sonata K. 282,” arranged by Albert Seay. The members of the Clarinet Ensemble are Kelsey Alden-Cox and Brittany Curtis, Lawton; Lori Jester, Sterling; and Emily Rollf, Chickasha. The third work to be performed in this set will be “Four” by Eddie Vinson, featuring Bohara on guitar and Pierce on tenor saxophone.
The Cameron Brass Ensemble is directed by Dr. Matthew Mireles and features Dylan Shadoan, Elgin, and Tommy Agee, Duncan, on trombone and Wolf on euphonium. They will perform the Adagio from “Symphony No. 3” by Camille Saint-Saëns, arranged by Ken Murley.
November 11, 2013