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March 1, 2014 | 7:30P

Wind Ensemble program

Equus (2000) -- Eric Whitacre

Shadow Falls (2013) -- Julie Giroux

Endurance (1993) -- Timothy Mahr

Fantasia for Alto Saxophone (1983) -- Claude T. Smith

feat. Saishiro Masumoto, Saxophone

Tight Squeeze (2013) -- Alex Shapiro

For Concert Wind Band and Pre-recorded Soundscape

Star-Crossed (2013) -- Andrew Boysen, Jr.

Visual Art by Erik Evensen

 

Ken Narducci, Director of Wind and Percussion Studies

Ken Narducci joined the La Sierra University music faculty in 2006 as Director of Wind and Percussion Studies.  In addition to directing the Wind Ensemble and Big Band, he teaches courses in conducting and theory, and coaches brass and woodwind chamber groups. Graduating with a BMus in trumpet performance from Pacific Union College in 1980, he went on to the University of Oregon on a graduate teaching fellowship.  There he played with the faculty brass quintet, wind ensemble and orchestra, taught undergraduate trumpet majors and brass methods courses, but gradually shifted emphasis to music theory and literature, earning a DMA in Music Theory in 1989.  Beginning in 1982, he taught at Pacific Union College for 25 years, and was recognized with the local and national Zapara Excellence in Teaching Awards in the humanities in 1990, and the Pacific Union College Educator of the Year award in 1995.  He played trumpet regularly with the Napa Valley Symphony, but has more recently pursued the horn where and currently plays with the Moreno Valley Wind Symphony and LSU ensembles/brass quintet. He is married to Julie, an elementary music education specialist and fellow Zapara recipient, and who is La Sierra University’s Director of Alumni Relations.

2014-2015 Concert Season

APRIL 2-5, 2015

4 Days with Jesus

LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY CHURCH

 

APRIL 11, 2015

OH MY SON | LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY CHURCH

7P | $20 | click here for tickets

 

APRIL 12, 2015

CHAMBER RECITAL SERIES:

Kristin Lee, violin | Jason Uyeyama, violin

Ben Ullery, viola | Robert deMaine, cello

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

7P | $15

 

APRIL 18, 2015

57th Annual Concerto Concert

Marcia Specht Guy Memorial Prize Winner

Julian Jenson, piano

YOUNG ARTISTS WINNERS

Victoria Belliard, violin | Yiming Cheng, clarinet

Megan Evans, clarinet | Elena Kim, violin

Xavier Wilson, cello

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

8:15P | FREE

 

APRIL 26, 2015

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Jacob Benitez, violin

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

5P | FREE

 

APRIL 29, 2015 

GUEST ARTIST: Madeline Kabat, cello

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

7P | $15

 

MAY 02, 2015

SPRING WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

GUEST CONDUCTOR: Barbara Favorito

Featuring: Wind Ensemble Alumni

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

8:15P | FREE

 

MAY 03, 2015

EVENT CANCELLED

FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Contemporary Music

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

7P | $15

 

MAY 04-09, 2015

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Ricardo Michelino

MAY 09, 2015 | CONCERT | 8:15P

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

 

MAY 17, 2015

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Paulette Jumalon, soprano

HOLE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM

7P | FREE

 

MAY 26, 2015

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Zeming Lu, cello

ZAPARA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

5P | FREE

 

MAY 26, 2015

WIND & PERCUSSION RECITAL

ZAPARA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

7P | FREE

 

MAY 27, 2015

EVENT CANCELLED

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Zoe Godfrey, harp

TBD | 7P | FREE

 

MAY 31, 2015

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Marc Robles, tenor

ZAPARA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

5:30P | FREE

 

MAY 31, 2015

STUDENT RECITAL SERIES:

Marco Villacura, tenor

ZAPARA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

7P | FREE

 

JUNE 07, 2015

AVPA SPRING RECITALS

ZAPARA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

TBD

 

JUNE 13, 2015

COMMENCEMENT VESPERS CONCERT

LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY CHURCH

6P | FREE

 

JUNE 21, 2015

OH MY SON

WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL

7P | $35 Tickets

 

JUNE 15-27, 2015

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