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JSU Chamber Winds "Final" Concert

JACKSONVILLE -- April 1, 2002 -- The JSU Chamber Winds concert band, under the direction of Kenneth G. Bodiford, director of bands, will be giving their last performance of the season on Thursday, April 4, 2002 at 7:00 P.M. The concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Anniston.

The distinguished American pianist Dorothy Lewis-Griffith will be performing George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. The pianist completed undergraduate and master's degrees at The Julliard School and earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the Peabody Conservatory of The John Hopkins University. Also performing with the group is JSU faculty member, oboe professor, Dr. Jerryl Davis. He will be performing the Kalliwoda Concertino, Op. 110.

Dr. Davis arranged the transcription for the JSU ensemble himself. This will be a world premier of the oboe concertino being performed with a wind ensemble. Dr. Davis completed his undergraduate degree from Murray State University and his Master's and Doctorate in Music Performance at the Eastman School of Music.

Making a guest appearance and guest conducting the group will be Director of Bands Emeritus Dr. David L. Walters.

Other selections to be performed will be John Phillip Sousa's Easter Monday On the White House Lawn, How Can I Keep from Singing? by James Mulholland (performed with the JSU Choral Department), Saint Saens' Organ Symphony (Pipe Organist, Dr. Legare Mcintosh, JSU music department head), and Tchaikovsky's Dance of the Jesters.

Admission to the concert is free.


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