ARTS BRIEFS

A&E BriefsWind Ensemble

May 2 – 7:30 p.m.

The Pima Community College Wind Ensemble will perform in concert on May 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.

With Mark Nelson directing, the ensemble with open with “Overture in Bb” by Caesar Giovannini.

Other selections include “Host of Freedom” march by Karl King and “Suite Francaise” by Darius Milhaud, a musical portrayal of five French provinces.

Performances by brass, woodwind and percussion ensembles with be interspersed throughout the concert.

The program will close with “Chorale and Shaker Dance” by Jon Zdechlik.

Tickets are $6, with discounts available. For information, call 206-6986 or visit here.

 

Chorale and College Singers

May 5 – 3 p.m.

The Pima Community College Chorale and College Singers will hold a final spring concert on May 5 at 3 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.

Under the direction of Jonathan Ng, the Chorale will sing American folk songs. Selections include “The Water is Wide” and “Hymn of America” by Stephen Paulus, “Shenandoah/He’s Gone Away” by Mark Hayes and “Silent Noon” by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

The program will also include choruses from “Dido and Aeneas” by Henry Purcell.

The College Singers will perform “Missa Sancti Nicolai” (Mass No. 6 in G).

The choruses will join to perform “We Shall Walk in the Valley in Peace” by Moses Hogan and “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho” by Mark Hayes.

Tickets are $6, with discounts available. For information, call 206-6986 or visit here.

Orchestra

May 12 – 3 p.m.

The Pima Community College Orchestra will present a Mother’s Day concert on May 12 at 3 p.m. in the West Campus Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre.

Directed by Alexander Tentser, the orchestra will feature ballet music by Charles Gounod from the opera “Faust” and two pieces by Bedrich Smetana from “The Bartered Bride” opera.

The program will also include Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Finale” from the Eroica Symphony and “Concerto Grosso” for strings by Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni.

Tickets are $6, with discounts available. For information, call 206-6986 or visit here.

-Compiled by Bruce Hardt

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