PC Wind Ensemble to play Nov. 16

The Piedmont College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Combo will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the Chapel at the college in Demorest.

The program will include a variety of works by composers including Ralph Vaughn Williams and Percy Grainger.

Members of the ensembles, conducted by Lee Ewing, include flutes: Amy Buice, Sarah Nelms, and Ambeer Lynn Smith; clarinets: Philip Slusser and Benjamin Stegner; bass clarinet, Breigh Redding; saxophone: Breigh Redding; trumpet: Parker Meadows; trombone: Lee Ewing; tuba: Duval Carter; percussion: Katie Clements, Nathan Durant, and Taylor Sexton; and piano: Nathan Durant and Barbara Luhn.

Program

 How High the Moon   Morgan Lewis, arr. Frank Mantooth

Tiger Rag    Nick La Rocca, trans. Wycliffe Gordon

Piedmont College Jazz Combo

Brief Intermission

English Folk Song Suite    Ralph Vaughn Williams

                1: March: Seventeen come Sunday

 Over The Rainbow     Harold Arlen, arr. David Downes

Amy Buice, Sarah Nelms, and Amber Smith, flute

Shepherd’s Hey    Percy A. Grainger, arr. Breigh Redding

Perthshire Majesty    Samuel Hazo, arr. Lee Ewing

Lee Ewing holds a Master of Music in Wind Band Conducting degree from Georgia State University, a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Columbus State University, and an Associate of Science degree for Music Education from Gainesville College. Ewing is in his second year as Coordinator of Instrumental Ensembles at Piedmont. Ewing also serves as Adjunct Professor of Music at Gainesville State College in Oakwood and has taught privately since 2002.  He has played trombone for 18 years and has performed with various ensembles, including orchestra, wind ensemble, chamber ensembles, trombone choir, and jazz band and combo. 

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