A&E Briefs: Concerts coming to West Campus

Wind Ensemble concert March 7

wPg10-Wind EnsembleThe Pima Community College Wind Ensemble will hold its first concert of the spring semester on March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre on West Campus.

Under the direction of Mark Nelson, the program will feature “Tubby the Tuba” by Paul Tripp and George Kleinsinger. Guest Windy Shaffer will perform the tuba solo, with narration by Jennifer Dawson.

The program will also include “Flashing Winds” by Jan Van der Roost and “Elegy for a Young American” by Ronald Lo Presti. The latter performance will honor the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The band will also perform “Toccata” by Girolamo Frescobaldi,” “Three Revolutionary Marches” by Bedrich Smetana and the “Third Suite” by Robert Jager.

The concert will feature woodwind, brass and percussion small ensembles.

Tickets are $6, with discounts available. Box office hours are Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

For further information, contact 206-6986 or visit pima.edu/cfa.

-Compiled by Bruce Hardt


Chorale & College Singers concert March 5

The Pima Community College Chorale and College Singers, directed by Jonathan Ng, will present a mid-semester concert on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. at West Campus’ Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.

The concert will feature the Chorale singing “Wayfaring ” by Merle J. Isaac and “O Mistress Mine” and “The Turtle Dove” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Also included in the program are choruses from “Le nozze di Figaro” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Ching-A-Ring-Chaw,” an early minstrel.

College Singers present “Krönungsmesse” (Coronation Mass) KV 317 by Mozart. Both choruses join to perform “Come, Let Us Sing a Song of Joy” by Giovanni Gabrieli.

Tickets cost $6, with discounts available. Box office hours are Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to performance. For more information, call 206-6986 or go to www.pima.edu/cfa.


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