IWU Tuba and Euphonium Studio to Present Concert
Feb. 27, 2018
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will host a concert presented by the IWU Tuba/Euphonium Studio on Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m. at Westbrook Auditorium in Presser Hall (1210 N. Park
St., Bloomington). The event is free and open to the public.
The program will span several centuries of music, from Beethoven’s “Allegretto” and
Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” to more recent compositions, such as “Toe Tapping Tuba
Tune” by Roger Jones and “Cinematic Fantasy” by Zach Collins. The concert will also
feature a solo by Robby Kuntz ’18 (snare drum), playing “Billy Tell” by Gioacchino
Led by instructor and technical coordinator in the School of Music, Ed Risinger, the
IWU Tuba/Euphonium Studio is an opportunity for students of all skill levels to play
chamber music and develop as musicians in a dynamic group setting. The studio also
incorporates two more advanced ensemble groups that will be featured during the concert:
the Tuba Trio, which includes Dan Drake ’20, Michael Olson ’18 and Jacob Taitel ’18;
and the Tuba Euphonium Quartet, which includes Caleb Eckstrand ’18 (euphonium), Lindsay
Ring ’21 (euphonium), Michael Olson ’18 (tuba) and Jacob Taitel ’18 (tuba).
For additional information, please contact the School of Music at (309) 556-3061.
By Rachel McCarthy '21