The Southern Illinois Flute Choir & SIU Flute Studio, under the artistic direction of Dr. Douglas Worthen and assistant conductor Katrina Walczyk, will join together to play a Fall Concert on Friday, December 9, 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 214 W. Main, Carbondale.
The ensemble includes the complete range of flute voices: contrabass, bass, alto, C flute, and piccolo. Members come from throughout Southern Illinois and the SIU community to rehearse weekly, with the goal to provide a unique musical experience for the general public through semi-annual concerts.
The upcoming concert works include “Forest Scenes, Op. 82” by Robert Schumann, “Moto Perpetuo, Op. 11” by Niccolo Paganini, “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” by G. F. Handel, “Blue Train” by Ryohei Hirose, and “Ave Verum Corpus“ by W. A. Mozart.
The concert is offered free of charge.
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