Hope Faculty and Community Members to Present Concert on Sept. 18
Members of the Hope College music faculty and Holland-area professionals will present a concert on Monday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The concert will feature works based on the instrumentation for Igor Stravinsky’s “Octet,” which consists of flute, clarinet, two bassoons, two trumpets and two trombones.
Works to be performed include the “Octet”; “Machiavelli’s Conscience,” by Michael Markowski; and “Krummholz Variations,” by Oliver Caplan. A variety of solo pieces will be performed for clarinet, bassoon and trombone.
The faculty performers include Gabe Southard (flute), Joel Shekman (clarinet), Genevieve Beaulieu (bassoon) and Adam Graham (trombone). The Holland-area performers include Jonathan Ruffer (trumpet), Adam Farmer (bassoon), Bruce Formsma (trumpet) and William Ford (tombone).
In addition, guest composer Oliver Caplan will be working with Hope College students in classes and attending the performance.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.