The Brigham Young University School of Music will host a series of free concerts in the Madsen Recital Hall Nov. 6-11.
Saxophone Chamber Night: Tuesday, Nov. 7 — The evening of saxophone tunes will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a performance of the “Scherzo” from Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2. The repertoire will also include “Sérénade Mélancolique” by Robert Clérrisse, “The Cascades” by Scott Joplin and “Fantasia en Form de Plombier” by Randall Brown.
BYU Jazz Voices and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Wednesday, Nov. 8 — Kelly Eisenhour will direct both groups and Steve Lindeman will be featured as a guest jazz pianist at 7:30 p.m.. Jazz Voices, a mixed ensemble of 16 voices, will perform “If It Could Be” and “Don’t Be On the Outside, Looking on the Inside.” The performance will serve as practice for the group’s scheduled appearance at the International Association of Jazz Educators in New York City in January.
The Vocal Jazz Ensemble will then sing “Blues in the Night” and “Someday My Prince Will Come.”
Honors Woodwind Quintet: Saturday, Nov. 11 — The quintet includes Kim Andre, flute; Julia Anderson, oboe; Susan Tanzie, clarinet; Amie Reynolds, bassoon; and Jonathan Johnson, horn. The program at 1:30 p.m. will feature “Quintette pour instruments à vent” by Paul Taffanel, “Maple Leaf Rag” by Scott Joplin and Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2 by Paul Hindemith. For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.
Writer: Elizabeth Kasper