New York Philharmonic trombonist, James Markey, will be the guest soloist at the concert of the MSU Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in Kasser Theatre. Featured on the concert will be Camphouse's "A Movement for Rosa" composed in honor of Rosa Parks, and Barnes' "Third Symphony" written in memory of the composer's three-year old daughter. Other works will include deMeij's "Gandalf" from "The Lord of the Rings," Ives' "Country Band March," and Goldstein's "Colloquy" for trombone. Tickets: $20 (MSU undergraduates--free admission) Box office: 973-655-5112.
The MSU Choral Ensembles perform their spring concert, Of Hearts and Souls, on Sunday, May 1, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. in Kasser Theater. The concert features the 120-voice Chorale and 36-voice Chamber Singers, Heather J. Buchanan, conductor; Anna Gnatenko, accompanist. Highlights include: Johannes Brahms' "Schicksalslied" and Morten Lauridsenís "Lux Aeterna." Tickets: $20 (MSU undergraduates--free admission) Box office: 973-655-5112