April 26, 2006
The Morningside College Music Department will present its Spring Concert on Saturday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Avenue. The free concert is open to the public.
More than 70 students participating in four different ensembles will perform during the concert including members of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Eclectix Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the Recorder Consort, and the Morningside College Choir. They will perform a variety of contemporary, folk, and traditional music including “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; “The Thunderer” by John Philip Sousa; “Eleanor Rigby” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney; “Blue Skies” by Irving Berlin; and “Sing Me To Heaven” byDan Gawthrop, to name a few.
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Cliff Towner, director of bands at Morningside. The Eclectix Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the College Choir is directed by Tim Watson, director of choral activities at Morningside. Esther D’Agrosa, associate professor of music, will direct the Recorder Consort.