The Youngstown State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble perform a concert titled “Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., in Youngstown.
The concert features Rimsky-Korsakov’s classic Procession of the Nobles, Grainger’s Chosen Gems Spoon River, Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral, Charles Ives’ Old Home Days, Edwin Franko Goldman’s The Chimes of Liberty, and Path Between the Mountains composed by Boston-based film score composer Jay Kennedy. Also featured is Brian Kiser, assistant professor of Tuba/Euphonium, Instructor of Horn, on Donald Grantham’s Concerto for Tuba, Piano, Orchestral Winds, and Percussion. The concert also includes Wagner’s Liebestod (Love-Death) from Tristan und Isolde and Frank Ticheli’s classic, Blue Shades, featuring Samuel Carr from Warren, Ohio, on clarinet.
Kiser joined the faculty of YSU in 2005. He teaches applied tuba and euphonium lessons, Brass Methods, and coaches Brass Chamber groups. He has previously served on the faculties of Indiana State University and Millikin University. Kiser regularly records diverse commercial, educational, and religious musical projects in various Indianapolis area studios and is also an active orchestral musician, performing with such orchestras as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Terre Haute Symphony, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, and the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets are only available at the door and are $4 or $6. Anyone with a valid YSU ID is free. For more information, call 330-941-3636.