february, 2017

25feb7:30 pm9:15 pmColorado Wind Ensemble Dreams & Visions with trumpeter Brian ShawKing Center Concert Hall on the Auraria campus

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Event Details

The Colorado Wind Ensemble, the metro area’s urban wind symphony, presents nationally renowned trumpeter Brian Shaw in an exciting program of contemporary music by young composers in Dreams & Visions on Saturday, Feb 25, at 7:30pm at the King Center on the Auraria campus, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver 80204.  Conductor David Kish leads the CWE in a program that includes Peter Graham’s Harrison’s Dream, Frank Ticheli’s Wild Nights!, Scott McAllister’s Gone, Joel Puckett’s It Perched for Vespers Nine, and Fisher Tull’s Concerto No. 2 for Trumpet, featuring Mr. Shaw.

Brian Shaw is Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies at Louisiana State University and is Co-Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Wind Symphony.  The virtuosic Concerto No. 2 for Trumpet was written for the extraordinary trumpet artist Carl “Doc” Severinsen, best known as Music Director for Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show” and a performer with numerous jazz big bands (including those led by Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, and Charlie Barnet) before embarking on a solo and conducting career.  Concerto No. 2 showcases the trumpet’s high and altissimo registers with both lyricism and breathtaking technique.

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location

King Center Concert Hall on the Auraria campus

855 Lawrence Way, Denver CO 80204

Organizer

Colorado Wind Ensemble

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