Published: Wed Apr 4, 2012
Trombone players at Tennessee Tech University will offer a doubleheader to music lovers in Cookeville on Monday, April 9.
The TTU trombone studio will present concerts at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. in Wattenbarger Auditorium in the Bryan Fine Arts Building. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
The concerts will feature original works as well as transcriptions and arrangements for trombone with piano accompaniment. The concerts will prominently feature trombone players studying under TTU trombone professor Joshua Hauser.
Junior Dan Bendeck of Kingsport will play Grondahl’s famous “Concerto for Trombone.”
Sophomore Andrew Petty of Carthage will perform “Sonata (vox Gabrieli)” by Sulek.
Freshman Andrew Wyrick of Columbia will play “Sonate fur Posaune” by Hindemith.
Freshman Kenneth Wolf of Cookeville will play Lebedev’s “Concerto in One Movement.”
Tullahoma native and senior Joseph Blackwelll will be featured in “Vocalise” by Rachmaninoff.
Senior Daniel Riggsbee of Cookeville will play “Concertino in F Major” by Sachse.
Sophomore Ryan Kinslow of McMinnville will play the haunting “La Femme a Barbe” by Berghmans.
Freshman Ethan Kravitz of Knoxville will play Barat’s “Andante and Allegro.”
Wolf and Wyrick will perform a tribute to the victims of the March 2011 tsunami in Japan titled “A Song for Japan” by Steven Verhelst.
Andrew and the Pettytones, a student trombone quartet, will close the evening with “Drei Equale” by Beethoven and “Achieved is the Glorious Work” by Haydn.