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Wind Ensemble to Premiere New Composition, Oct. 1


JONESBORO – The Department of Music at Arkansas State University will present the Wind Ensemble in its first concert of the fall semester on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall, 201 Olympic Dr.  This concert will be $5 for the general public and is free to A-State students.

The program will include performances of “La Procession du Rocio” by Joaquin Turina, “Music for Prague 1968” by Karel Husa, “March, Op. 99” by Sergey Prokofiev, and “Winding Up/Winding Down” by Michael Gandolfi.

“Winding Up/Winding Down” was commissioned by the A-State Wind Ensemble and will feature faculty member Ken Hatch, assistant professor of music.

“We are offering the Mid-South premiere of a new work for solo clarinet by award-winning composer, Michael Gandolfi," stated Dr. Timothy Oliver, director of bands and conductor of the Wind Ensemble.  "It will feature our clarinet professor, Ken Hatch. The A-State Wind Ensemble was invited to be a part of this commissioning consortium which included The U.S. Navy Band, Arizona State University, Auburn University, Gonzaga University, the University of Kentucky, the University of Minnesota and the University of Southern California.”

For more details about this or other music presentations, one may call the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.

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Wind Ensemble, Fall 2015                                                             

Member, Instrument, Hometown, State

Morgan Meadows Piccolo Piggott AR
Sarah Cavaliere Flute Paragould AR
Angel Hamill Flute Marion AR
Kirsten Hazelwood Flute Paragould AR
Lynlie Simpson Flute Jonesboro AR
Trevor Asher Oboe Poplar Bluff MO
Caroline Cato Oboe Bryant AR
Sergio Rodriguez Oboe Greenwood MS
Taylor Gambill Bassoon Jonesboro AR
Lane Hall Bassoon Salem AR
Nathan Liouh Bassoon Jonesboro AR
Drew Hampton Clarinet Des Arc AR
Se'Bastien Isom Clarinet Paragould AR
Morgan Keil Clarinet Greenwood AR
Josh Taylor Clarinet Bryant AR
Brett Welch Clarinet Jonesboro AR
Shelby Rodish Bass Clarinet Highland AR
Josh Carter Alto Saxophone Jonesboro AR
Yu Minakata Alto Saxophone Japan
Jonathan Vickers Alto Saxophone Paragould AR
Tyler Rasmussen Tenor Saxophone Jonesboro AR
Tyler Remagen Baritone Saxophone Rector AR
Bryant Bewley Trumpet Springdale AR
Hunter Durham Trumpet Paragould AR
T.J. Irvin Trumpet Poplar Bluff MO
Austin Merriman Trumpet Hardy AR
Eric Jackson Trumpet Trumann AR
Sean Quaresima Trumpet Reston VA
Kevin Tinker Trumpet Jonesboro AR
Blake Bartholomae Horn Mountain Home AR
Brooke Cole Horn Cherokee Village AR
Devlin Deveney Horn Jonesboro AR
Cassie Ferrell Horn Jonesboro AR
Whitney Rose Horn Salem AR
Nathan Anderson Trombone Sherwood AR
Austin Lynn Trombone Jonesboro AR
Nathan Waddell Bass Trombone Jonesboro AR
Cody Hutchison Euphonium Jonesboro AR
Fumi Kubota Euphonium Japan
Drew Jones Tuba Jonesboro AR
Kyle Kempf Tuba Cabot AR
Terrell Montgomery String Bass Fort Smith AR
Emily Lindley Percussion Jonesboro AR
Alex Long Percussion Walnut Ridge AR
Jordan Ramsey Percussion Griffithville AR
Molly Stoll Percussion Jonesboro AR
Alex Washam Percussion Jonesboro AR
Tyler Worsham Percussion Keiser AR
Shane McGarrah Graduate Conductor Bozeman MT




Ken Hatch
Ken Hatch