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Trombones and brass quintet welcome spring with May 9 recital at NWC

Posted April 23, 2013
By NWC News Desk

POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College Music Department glides into spring with a trombone recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium.

This perennial event features the NWC Trombone Choir and NWC Student Brass Quintet.

Selections from the Trombone Choir include “River Scenes,” “In Memoriam,” “Light Cavalry,” “Barber of Seville Overture,” and “Aria and Dance” featuring John Henderson.

Trombone solos from the choir feature Nick Tolman on Jacob’s “Concerto for Trombone” and Henderson on Bozza’s “Aria.” Jerry Stott will perform the third movement from Larsson’s “Concertino” and the second movement from Giffels’ “Sonata.” Mike Conner solos on “Dance” from Introduction and “Dance” by J. Barat. “Andante Moderato from Douze Duos Concertants” by Bleger features a trombone duet by Jack Nauman and Rick Parmer.

The Student Brass Quintet performs “When I’m Sixty-four,” “Rondeau” and “Home on the Range.”

Performers include Jack Nauman of Basin; Chris Alphin and Wade French of Cody; Allison Tolman and Nick Tolman of Cowley; Jerry Stott of Green River; Mike Conner, John Henderson and Josh Hopkin of Greybull; Jessica Schreiner of Lovell; Mike Masterson, Monte Nickles and Jared Nielsen of Powell.

Groups are under the direction of NWC’s low brass instructor Rick Parmer, who encourages the community to come listen to these horns in their final concert of the season.

Admission is free and open to the public.