PSU Student Ensembles Offer Performances in November & December

November 18th, 2010 by Adam

Plymouth, N.H.— Students in the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will present public concerts November 30 and December 1, 2 and 8 at the Silver Center for the Arts.

The PSU Guitar Ensemble will perform a free program November 30 at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts. Students will perform classical solo, duet, trio or quartet studies mized with a variety of jazz works.

The Chamber Players, Wednesday, December 1 at 7 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall, is a free concert of works offered by student ensembles including the Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Trumpet Ensemble and Woodwind Quintet.

The following night, the PSU Jazz Combos and Jazz Band will perform a mix of small group and big band jazz from classic to contemporary. The concert is at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

The Percussion Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 8 in the Studio Theatre.

The group presents an eclectic blend of music, including original compositions, on an array of percussion instruments. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

Professor Jonathan Santore, chair of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance says contact with an audience is a fundamental part of creation and performance in the arts. “Our students have been working toward this goal all semester, and are looking forward to the opportunity to get their work before the public,” he said.

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