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Trombone Choir to perform in campus concert Nov. 26

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present a concert featuring the APSU Trombone Choir, under the direction of Susan K. Smith, trombone instructor at APSU.

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will present a concert featuring the APSU Trombone Choir, under the direction of Susan K. Smith, trombone instructor at APSU.

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

The first portion of the concert will feature the Trombone Studio Solo, accompanied by pianists Anne Glass and Matthew McNeil. The Trombone Studio Solo will feature works such as “Song” by Robert Spillman, “Concertino Basso” by Richard Lieb, “Tis Thee I Would Be Praising” by Bach, “Vocalise” by Sergei Rachmaninoff, “Sonata” by Mozart and “Sonatine” by Jacques Casterade.

The second portion of the concert will feature the Trombone Ensemble performing works such as “Adoramus Te, Christe” by Orlando Di Lasso, “Trio” by Ludwig Van Beethoven, “The Earle of Oxford's Marche” by William Byrd, “Two Pieces for Three Trombones” by Raymond Premru, “Rumpole's March” by David Wittgenstein and “Ellington Medly” by Duke Ellington.

Smith is the assistant principal/second trombonist with the Nashville Symphony. She also has served as instructor of trombone at McNeese State University, Notre Dame and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She has performed with various symphonies and orchestras including Baltimore Symphony, South Bend Symphony and Naples Philharmonic.

For more information about the performance, contact the department of music by telephone at (931) 221-7818. -- Jessica Baird