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Catawba College Wind Ensemble Shares Selections from Spring Tour

April 22, 2010

Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students


Wind EnsembleOn Thursday, April 15, the Catawba College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Etters, associate professor of music, embarked on its "Springtime in the Carolinas" tour.

Approximately 30 students, with majors as diverse as Biology and Environmental Science, in addition to Music and Music Education, presented concerts in Concord, Rock Hill, Florence, and North Charleston before returning to the Catawba campus on Sunday, April 18.

Below are two selections recorded in a live concert at West Florence HS (Florence, SC) for an audience of over 150 band and chorus students. In total, the ensemble performed for over 600 band, orchestra, and choral students and their directors, while Catawba's adjunct instructors conducted pre-concert masterclasses for over 300 total band students. The "jazz-improv" soloists that are featured in Malaguena are are own Jack Murray and Jay Meachum, adjunct instructors in woodwinds and trumpet, respectively:

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Listen"Coat of Arms" (mp3)

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Listen"Malaguena" (mp3)

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