Tuesday Spectrum Winds, Portale Musicale – and More!

In addition to the Tuesday, April 10, Spectrum Winds woodwind ensemble and juried soloists from the Department of Music in the  HONORS Il Portale Musicale, the Department of Music has several instrumental music treats in store. 

Dr. Tamika Sterrs-Howard, Ben Leaptrott, and Don Strand will perform a composition she composed for flute,  piano and trombone, respectively, as well as the second movement of the Ibert Concerto for flute.

Additionally, senior Ashley Childs will present her capstone on the history of the tuba between performances. The evening’s schedule is as follows:

  • 7:10 p.m. – Pre-Concert: Dr. Tamika Sterrs-Howard, flute; Ben Leaptrott, piano; assisted by Don Strand, trombone, in the music of Ibert and Sterrs-Howard
  • 7:30 p.m. – HONORS Il Portale Musicale: juried music majors presenting a variety of musical repertoire in several genres and international languages
  • 8 p.m. – Ashley Childs, tuba, Senior Capstone
  • 8:10 p.m. – Spectrum Winds in Concert, Director Don Strand

The evening will be held in Pearce Auditorium and is free and open to the public.