March 6 Concerto Aria to Showcase Students

Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-03-01

 

Samford University's School of the Arts will present its annual Concerto-Aria concert Tuesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

The concert will feature the Samford University Orchestra and four student musicians--Andrew Adair, Garret Brown, Leah Doss and John Robertson--selected during a university-wide competition in December, 2011.

The program:

Carmen Suite no. 1   (Bizet): Samford University Orchestra, Brian Viliunas, conducting           

Un bocconcin d’amante  (Salieri): Leah Doss, soprano

Sugaria Concerto for Marimba   (Sammut): Garrett Brown, marimba

Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra  (Hummel): Andrew Adair, trumpet

Piano Concerto no. 2  op. 22 in g minor (Saint-Saens): John Robertson, piano

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