December 2, 2018

Clarinet Choirs Recital - Eric Ginsberg, faculty adviser
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: FREE and open to the public.

The Silver Keys is Western's premier clarinet choir. Formed in the spring of 2017, the choir has expanded to include a full instrumentation of an Eb, several Bbs, Eb alto, bass, and contra-bass clarinet. The ensemble will begin touring in the spring of 2019.

The Throat Tones is a clarinet choir comprised of musicians who play the clarinet as a secondary instrument. The group is instructed by music education majors from the Silver Keys and performs twice per semester. The group is open to all who have had previous experience with the clarinet, including techniques class instruction.

Eric Ginsberg is the organization's faculty adviser and plays in the Silver Keys choir.


Silver Keys:
March of the Dwarfs - Edvard Grieg/arr. Benjamin Masciotta
Adagio Cantabile from Sonata No. 8 - Ludwig Van Beethoven/ arr. Clair W. Johnson
Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet - Sergei Prokofiev/ arr. Benjamin Masciotta

Throat Tones:
Girl with the White Dog - Noah Klauss
- Directed by Morgan Miller
Christmas Oratorio: Part II Sinfonia - J. S. Bach/arr. Russell S. Howland
- Directed by Suzi Arns
Funny Things March - Ostijn Willy
- Directed by Court Farwell
Symphony No. 1, Mvt. III Opening - Gustav Mahler/arr. Christian Morris
- Directed by Lauren Wood

Silver Keys:
Three Baroque Dances - J. S. Bach/arr. Russell S. Howland
I. Sarabande
II. Polonaise
III. Minuet
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Pietro Mascagni/arr. Dale Casteel/ed. by Donald E. McCathren
English Folk Song Suite - Ralph Vaughan Williams/arr. Matt Johnston
I. March: Seventeen Come Sunday
II. Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy
III. March: Folk Songs from Somerset

Silver Keys
Court Farwell
Destiny Stetina
Emily Johnson
Emma Holtz (Contra)
Eric Ginsberg (Bass)
Isabel Sierra
Kaylin Widger
Lauren Wood (Alto)
Suzi Arns (Eb)
Trenton Washburn
Morgan Miller

Throat Tones
Allie Hulen
Ashlyn Carnes
Erin Alberts
Hunter LaCroix
Nathan Miner (Bass)
Sara Devine
Vivian Faulkner
Court Farwell
Lauren Wood
Suzi Arns
Morgan Miller
Morgan Miller

Related Web Site: WIU CLARINET - Eric Ginsberg
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
Source: School of Music

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