Gustavus Presents Woodwind Ensembles and Flute Choir in Concert

Posted on April 18th, 2005 by

Under the direction of Ann Pesavento, the Woodwind Ensembles and the Flute Choir of Gustavus Adolphus College will present a spring concert, Sunday, April 24, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall. This concert is free and open to the public.

The Gustavus Flute Choir opens the concert with performances of works by Molter, Mendelssohn and Christensen. Their final work is The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from G. F. Handel’s Solomon. The Flute Choir is followed by the Woodwind Themeus Trio (flute, oboe and clarinet) as they present works by deWailly and Kriens.

Following a short break, the BJMO (Bachmeyer, Jaede, Mack and Ofstad) Clarinet Quartet will present Anthony Donato’s Pastorale and Dance and the Suite for Four Equal Clarinets by T. Stewart Amith. The final performance of the day is a presentation of Drastic Measures by Russel Peck, played by the ABHJ Saxophone Quartet (Appleton, Bergman, Hanson and Johns).

Sunday’s woodwind concert is free and open to the public.


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