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Brass & Flute Ensemble

The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences – Department of Music will present the Brass and Flute Ensemble Wednesday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center. The program is free and open to the public. A program follows.

 

Flute Ensemble:

Cindle Coleman, a junior music education major from Canton, OH;

Leah Klug, a sophomore English major from Stow, OH;

Kelcey Lauer, a senior music education major from beaver, PA;

Anna McAnallen, a sophomore music education major from New Castle, PA;                                          

 

Brass Ensemble:

Trumpets: Randall Gernovich, a senior music education major from Corry, PA; and Ashley Vogus, a senior zoo & wildlife biology major from Warren, PA;

Horn: Kristen Mahan, a junior music education major from Warren, PA;

Trombones: Amber Bullen, a sophomore biology major from Xenia;

Euphonium: Amanda Hetherington, a sophomore music education major from Canton, OH;

Tuba: Emily Coleman,a freshman music education major from St. Clairsville, OH;

Drum Set: Eric Barnes, a freshman music education major from Andover, OH.

 

 

John Bridges is a member of the adjunct faculty at Malone University, teaching music education courses and directing the Malone University Brass Ensemble. Mr. Bridges retired in June 2004 after eight years as the director of bands at Honolulu’s Punahou School Upper Division (High School), where he was responsible for a program with an enrollment of 250 students in its four concert bands, marching band and jazz band. Before going to Punahou he directed bands and supervised band programs at the secondary level in Tennessee and Texas, working in public schools from small rural to suburban to inner city settings. His bands were consistently rated superior in state and national contests throughout his 44 years of teaching. He has taught and conducted at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and at Trinity University in San Antonio. For ten years, he was music director and principal conductor of the San Antonio Municipal Band. He holds the bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville and the master’s degree from the University of North Texas in Denton. Mr. Bridges was a member of the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra (horn) and the San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers (tenor). He has served several churches as music director. His John Bridges Brass Quintet performed for many years in the San Antonio area. Mr. Bridges has served as guest clinician and conductor across the United States and in Japan. He has judged nearly one hundred Texas Interscholastic League band contests plus Invitational Contests and Festivals in Texas, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida. He is a past-president of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), Texas Music Adjudicators Association (TMAA), and Texas Unit of the International Association of Jazz Educators. He has served the National Band Association as a national vice-president, national jazz chairman, and southwestern division chair. He is the founding past-president of Hawaii’s Alpha Lambda Chapter of the International Bandmasters Fraternity, Phi Beta Mu, and most recently was the president of the Oahu Band Directors Association in Honolulu. He received the National Band Association’s Citation of Excellence in 1982 and its Mentor Award in 2004. In 2005 he was named to the Sousa Foundation’s Legion of Honor and to the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame.

 

 

Julie Johnson Sarver is an adjunct music faculty member at Malone University, where she teaches applied flute, flute pedagogy and is the director of the Flute Ensemble. She is also the instructor of flute at Kent State University Stark Campus and has taught at Walsh University. This is the twenty-fourth season that Sarver has played flute and piccolo in the Canton Symphony Orchestra. She also holds the position of teaching artist with the Canton Symphony Orchestra Education Department. She has also played with the Pittsburgh Opera, Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, the Ashland Symphony, the Cleveland Pops and three seasons with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra. She was awarded the Top Virtuoso Woodwind Award at the Mid-America Music Association Competition in St. Louis, MO and won third place at the national level of the Music Teacher’s National Association competition in Phoenix, AZ in 1981. She is an active free-lance musician, performing with the Canton Player’s Guild and on concerts, recitals and weddings throughout Ohio. She has adjudicated for the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association competition, and in 2003, she was selected to be a judge for the National Flute Association’s Flute Choir Auditions. Sarver holds a bachelor of music degree from the University of Nebraska and a master of music degree in flute performance from the School of Music at Indiana University where her teachers include James Pellerite, Peter Lloyd of the London Symphony Orchestra and William Hebert of the Cleveland Orchestra. She is a member of the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association and the National Flute Association.

 

 

Program:

 

Brass Ensemble:

 

Alleluia! From Exultate, Jubilate……………………………………Wolfgang A Mozart

(1756-1791)

                                                                            transcribed and edited by Steve Cooper

 

If Thou Be Near………………………………………………….Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685-1750)

                                                                                                transcribed by Walter Beeler

 

Beasts of Legend………………………………………………….…Edward S Solomon

           Since The Dragon Went Away

             The Unicorn

 

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus……………………………………………Helen H Lemmel

(1863-1961)

arranged by James Curnow

 

The Hipster…………………………………………………….……………John Wasson

                                                                                                                             (b.1956)

 

 

Flute Ensemble:

 

Amazing Grace…………………………………………………….arr. Ricky Lombardo

 

Children of the Wind ……….………..……………………………Catherine McMichael

Bryn-y-Celyn                                                                                           (b. 1954)

 

Canon in D……………………………………..……………………….Johann Pachelbel

(1653-1706)

                                                                                                           arr. Bill Holcombe

 

Quatuor………………………………………………..…………..….Pierre Max Dubois

    Fetes                                                                                                             (1930-1995)

    Passepied

    Complainte

    Tambouri