Concerts this week at Sul Ross

The Sul Ross State University Music Program of the Department of Fine Arts and Communication is pleased to announce that the Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble will appear in concert at the Marshall Auditorium of Sul Ross State University on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 pm.The concert is free and open to the public.

These groups consist of talented musicians from a variety of academic disciplines and members of the community. First on the program, the Choir, under the direction of Donald Callen Freed, will be singing “O Little One Sweet” (O Jesulein Süss) by J.S. Bach, accompanied by the SRSU Brass Quintet, Some Children See Him (Wihla Hutson) by Alfred Burt, with tenor soloists William Minjares and David Garcia Altamirano, and Christmas Day (Fantasy on Old Carols) by Gustav Holst, featuring Nicolas Westerlink, double bass, and soloists Malyssa Reed, alto; Matthew Michel, baritone; and Alyssa Longoria, soprano. The choir will also be singing Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, arranged by Elizabeth Poston, Illuxit Nobis Hodie by Albert J. Alcaraz, and The Christmas Monkey by John B. Russell, transcribed by Holly Heffelbower.

The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey J. Meyer, will feature SRSU student soloist Anna Kathryn Holmes in a performance of W.A. Mozart’s Concerto for Horn in E-flat Major, K. 417, arranged for wind ensemble by Robert W. Rumbelow. The group will also be performing the festive selections Chorale and Alleluia by American composer Howard Hanson and Rhapsody on Spanish Carols, arranged by Robert E. Foster.

Sunday December 4, 3 p.m., Big Bend Community Band and Chorale performs at the Marshall Auditorium.

Sunday, December 4, 7:30 p.m., Student Recital happens at the Studio Theatre.

For more information, please visit the website: http://www.sulross.edu/music

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