Crane Concert Features Tuba, Euphonium & Trombone Ensemble


The Crane Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble and the Crane Trombone Ensemble will share a stage in a joint concert at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.

Directed by Mark Hartman, the Crane Trombone Ensemble includes 19 students on trombone and five on bass trombone. The group will present an arrangements of John Phillip Sousa’s “High School Cadets” and Felix Mendelssohn’s “Andante and Chorale,” followed by “A Rainbow Around the Room” by Joseph Spaniola. Works will also include an arrangement of the traditional song “Loch Lomand,” as well as the “Suite for Trombone Ensemble” by Michael Hennagin and Thomas Zugger’s “Mystic Chant and Dance of the Fire Moon.”

The Crane Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble is directed by Charles Guy, and includes 10 performers on tuba and seven performers on euphonium. The ensemble will perform Guy’s translation of Eric Ewazen’s “Fanfare,” followed by John Stevens’ “Higashi-Nishi” and Thom Ritter George’s “Tubamobile,” as well as an arrangement of Anton Bruckner’s “Os Justi.”

This concert is free, and all are welcome to attend.

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Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York’s only All-Steinway institution.