Judson University Department of Music Announces November Concert Schedule
(Elgin, IL - October 19, 2012) Judson University's Department of Music invites the community to attend several concerts in November featuring a variety of musical ensembles. Tickets for each concert can be purchased at the door: $10 for adults, $5 students, and free to Judson students, staff and faculty.
The Judson Community Orchestra, comprised of both Judson students and musicians from the community, will perform a concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 11 in Herrick Chapel on Judson’s Elgin campus (1151 N. State St.). The concert will feature Dr. Ernest Gross on trumpet, playing Johann Hummel’s Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, as well as Felix Mendelssohn’s Midsummer’s Night Dream and Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” by Ludwig von Beethoven.
The Judson Symphonic Band, also comprised of both Judson students and musicians from the community, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 in Herrick Chapel. The band's musical selections will include The Pirates of the Caribbean, Porgy and Bess, Variations on a Korean Folk Song and more -- complete with a John Phillip Sousa march, The Liberty Bell.
Judson's Guitar Ensemble and Adoniram Trio will perform a two-part program at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 28 in the Marjorie Thulin Performance Hall of the Thompson Center on Judson’s Elgin campus. Led by guitar professor Adam Huff, the Guitar Ensemble consists of five Judson students who will be playing acoustic classical guitar selections, including Chris Twining of Hampden, Mass.; Konnor Kruse of Lake Zurich, Ill.; Ben Ragains of Morton, Ill.; E.J. Shannon of Palatine, Ill., and Chip Read of Princeton, Ill. The second half of the program will feature the Adoniram String Trio. Known as “The Adonirams,” music professors Joanna Newby (violin), Tara Hayes (viola) and Robert Weber (cello) will play classical trio selections.
Judson's Jazz Ensemble will swing away the blues in a concert, led by Music Professor Dr. Ernest Gross, at 7 p.m., Friday, November 30 in in the Marjorie Thulin Performance Hall of the Thompson Center.