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From Gershwin to Brahms, Purdue
Brass Choir plays it all
From soulful melodies to ceremonial tunes, the Purdue Brass Choir will showcase all moods brass instruments are capable of portraying at a 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, concert at University Church, Third and North Sts. Admission is free.
Ishbah Cox directs the Brass Choir made up of 15 trumpets, trombones, tubas and euphoniums. All the musicians are members of other ensembles under the Purdue Bands & Orchestra umbrella.
Among the pieces planned for the concert are George Gershwin’s “Summertime” from the opera “Porgy and Bess,” Leonard Smith’s Boisterous Brass,” “The King’s March and Prince Eugene’s March” by Jeremiah Clarke, “In Stiller Nacht” by Johannes Brahms, “Trumpets of Castille” by Edward Solomon and “Russian Sailors Dance by Reinhold GliereThe Brass Choir concert is sponsored by Purdue Bands & Orchestras.
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