Ashford University Music Groups Plan Spring Concerts

Ashford University Music Groups Plan Spring Concerts



April 20, 2015– Two of Ashford University’s music groups will present their spring concerts on Sunday, April 26 in room C3600 of St. Clare Hall on the University’s Clinton, Iowa campus.

Beginning at 2 p.m., the Ashford Concert Choir will perform music from four centuries, including works by Heinrich Schütz, William Billings, Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, David Brunner, and Harold Arlen. Under the direction of Dr. Rob Engelson, the performance will feature a mix of folk songs and spirituals.

At 3 p.m., the Ashford University Wind Ensemble, directed by Steve Little, will perform Gustav Holst's “Second Suite for Military Band in F”; excerpts from Stevie Wonder’s “Songs In the Key Of Life”; Henry Fillmore's “Noble Men March”; “The March Past of the Kitchen Utensils” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; and an oboe solo by Anna Olson, “The Flight of the Bumblebee” by Rimsky-Korsakov.

Both concerts are open to the public and admission is free.

About Ashford University
Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs, while the Clinton, Iowa campus offers bachelor’s programs. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same supportive community. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu, www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity, www.twitter.com/AshfordU, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

April 20, 2015– Two of Ashford University’s music groups will present their spring concerts on Sunday, April 26 in room C3600 of St. Clare Hall on the University’s Clinton, Iowa campus.

Beginning at 2 p.m., the Ashford Concert Choir will perform music from four centuries, including works by Heinrich Schütz, William Billings, Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, David Brunner, and Harold Arlen. Under the direction of Dr. Rob Engelson, the performance will feature a mix of folk songs and spirituals.

At 3 p.m., the Ashford University Wind Ensemble, directed by Steve Little, will perform Gustav Holst's “Second Suite for Military Band in F”; excerpts from Stevie Wonder’s “Songs In the Key Of Life”; Henry Fillmore's “Noble Men March”; “The March Past of the Kitchen Utensils” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; and an oboe solo by Anna Olson, “The Flight of the Bumblebee” by Rimsky-Korsakov.

Both concerts are open to the public and admission is free.

About Ashford University
Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs, while the Clinton, Iowa campus offers bachelor’s programs. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same supportive community. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu, www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity, www.twitter.com/AshfordU, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.