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Department of Music presents Symphonic Winds
Ensemble April 15
April 8, 2008 --
The Department of Music at Arkansas State
University will present the Symphonic Winds in concert Tuesday, April
15, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall, 201 Olympic Drive,
Winds ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Carroll and will be
performing “Blue Lake” by John Barnes Chance, “Sentimentals” by Percy
Aldridge Grainger, edited by R. Mark Rogers, and “Symphony for Band, Op.
69,” by Vincent Persichetti.
The Symphonic Winds personnel includes flutes Sunnie McCarty
of Hardy, Caitlin Sammons of Bald Knob, A.J. Wetton of Van Buren, Mo.,
Samantha Cohea of Marion, and Candice Crawford of Hot Springs. Horns
include Matthew Allen of Magnolia, Laura Thompson of Jonesboro, Lauren
Howard of Sherwood, Jocelyn Eversoll of Highland, and Jacob Davis of
Piggott. Oboes include Katie Fischer of Jacksonville, Kellie Laughlin of
Piggott, and Valarie Hoke of Jonesboro. Trumpets include Joseph Curtis
of Trumann, Angela Guajardo of Marion, Elliot Gore of Jonesboro, Woodrow
Crawford of Jonesboro, and Sarah DeClerk of Pocahontas. Clarinets
include Shayeeda Beard of Highland, Christopher Williams of Jonesboro,
Jamar Haggans of Wynne, Samantha Vaughn of Pollard, Amy Van Slyke of
Highland, Jamie Scercy of Harrisburg, Elizabeth Biggs of Jonesboro,
Amelia Middleton of Russellville, Tony Saylors of Paragould, Ashley
Handcock of Pine Bluff, Nicole Nebeker of Trumann, and Mylie Brown of
Walnut Ridge. Trombones include Kade Holliday of Jonesboro, Jeremy
Ramsey of Brinkley, Kyle Manley of Paragould, Colton Morrison of
Magnolia, and Matt Strawbridge of Jonesboro. Euphoniums include Jake
Davis of Piggott and Jennifer Hall of Tyronza. Tuba include Lonnie T.
Simmons II of Jonesboro, Kristen Scott of Piggott, and Ryan Williams of
Siloam Springs. Bass clarinet is Nicole Nebeker. Bassoons include
Courtney LaFarlette and Amy Penny, both of Jonesboro. Alto saxophone
includes Patrick Manes of Bryant, Ben Hobson of Dallas (Grapevine),
Texas, Ashley Flory of Highland, Michael Newson of Memphis, and Chris
Moody of Jonesboro. Tenor saxophone include Daidreon Clayton of
Jonesboro and Taylor Mackey of Hoxie. Baritone saxophone is Adam Leslie
of Jonesboro. Percussion includes Perry Harper of Paragould, Shady
Francis of Jonesboro, Dustin Barker of Paragould, Cassie Blevins of
Jonesboro, Ben Merritt of Jonesboro, Gabrien M. Brown of Newport, Bryan
Elder of Jonesboro, and Keri Pair of Stephenville, Texas.
The concert is free and open to the public.
For more details, please call the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.