IUP Trumpet Ensemble to Present Recital on May 1

Posted on 4/8/2014 12:32:26 PM

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble will present its annual spring recital on Thursday, May 1, in room 121 of the Cogswell Music building on the IUP campus. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. and is free and open to the general public. Kevin Eisensmith directs the IUP Trumpet Ensemble.

The program will feature numerous pieces for the 20-member ensemble, along with works for smaller groups. The performance will begin with Kevin McKee’s “Dürrenhorn Passage.” Ben Blasko, a graduate candidate in conducting, will direct “The Storm’s Path,” written by Brian Balmages. The program will conclude with David Hickman’s arrangement of Alexander Goedicke’s “Concert Etude.”

The IUP Trumpet Ensemble includes both music majors and non-music majors, who audition for acceptance into the group. For more information about the IUP Trumpet Ensemble recital, please contact Eisensmith at 724-357-1246.

Department of Music