Ensembles to take audience on out-of-this-world trip

FOR RELEASE
2007-04-17
 Huntington, Ind.—Join the Huntington University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble for a musical trip that’s out of this world in their April 26 spring concert, “Galactic Inspiration.”

The Wind Ensemble, with Scott Hippensteel, director, will perform a variety of music inspired by space and celestial phenomena. Selections include “Also Spracht Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss from “2001: A Space Odyssey™,” “Jupiter” from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst, “Stargazing,” “A Space Symphony,” “Stars and Bars” march, and selections from “Star Wars™.”

Senior trombone major Aaron Eberly of Ligonier, Ind., will perform “Annie Laurie” by Arthur Pryor with the Wind Ensemble. The Jazz Ensemble with Eric Clancy, director, will perform selected jazz standards.

Experience an evening of live music from outer space. The musical journey will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Merillat Centre for the Arts’ Zurcher Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office by calling (260) 359-4261. Prices are $5 for general admission and $3 for students, seniors and Huntington University faculty and staff.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284