College of Charleston SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Weekend of Ensembles – FREE Concerts

This weekend, the music department will offer two FREE concerts. The College of Charleston Flute Ensemble will perform on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 5 p.m., in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St. Directed by Tacy Edwards, the 18-member choir of flutes of all sizes will present an array of music from the sensuous Allegretto of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, a 5-minute tour of Pictures at an Exhibition, to a Verdi overture and two original compostions for flute choir in their hour-long program.

On Sunday, April 14, the College of Charleston Wind Ensemble, led by David Heywood, will perform music by the “British March King” Kenneth Alford, Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” a tribute to the massacre of Native American Indians at Wounded Knee by Roland Barrett, music from the Disney/Pixar film “The Incredibles” and more. The concert will take place at 4 p.m., in room 234 of the Marion and Wayland H. Cato Jr. Center for the Arts, 161 Calhoun St.