Utah State Today - University News

Utah State University Logo
18Apr2014

Enchanted Modernities - Mysticism, Landscape & the American West

Caine College of the Arts and the Leverhulme Trust…

18Apr2014

Botanical Art Exhibit

2nd Botanical Art Exhibit at the Herbarium (Junction…

18Apr2014

Men's Tennis vs. UNLV

Men's Tennis vs. UNLV

18Apr2014

Aggie Ice Cream Tour

Aggie Ice Cream tours will consist of viewing a DVD on…

18Apr2014

Stokes Survival Night

Come put your outdoor survival skills to the test through…

More events

CONNECT WITH US

Blogger Facebook Twitter You Tube RSS

Logan Canyon Winds Performs at Swaner EcoCenter


Friday, Nov. 01, 2013


November 1, 2013


Writer: Whitney Schulte, 435-797-9203, whitney.schulte@usu.edu

Contact: Denise Albiston, 435-797-1500, denise.albiston@usu.edu

 


Logan Canyon Winds Performs at Swaner EcoCenter Free Park City Concert is Nov. 10

 

               
LOGAN — Utah State University’s Department of Music presents Logan Canyon Winds, USU’s Caine College of the Arts faculty woodwind quintet, performing Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at the Swaner EcoCenter in Park City, Utah.

 

               
“I’ve never been to the Swaner EcoCenter, but I’m looking forward to this performance more than any other concert in my eight years with Logan Canyon Winds,” said Bonnie Schroeder, oboist in Logan Canyon Winds. “The program we’ve chosen was designed to fit perfectly with the season and the location.”

 

               
All of the pieces Logan Canyon Winds will perform are by American composers. The first piece the quintet will play is “Pastorale, Op 151” by Amy Beach, which Schroeder says evokes the peace of an afternoon spent in the woods.

 

               
Next is “Autumn Music” by Jennifer Higdon.

 

               
“This piece portrays the passage of autumn from the brilliant colors of September to the more melancholy mood of December,” said Schroeder.

 

               
The third piece is Jenni Brandon’s “Five Frogs.” Schroeder says this piece is perfect for the wetland preserve at the Swaner EcoCenter.

 

               
“Each of the movements features one instrument of the quintet as a frog,” said Schroeder. “In the last movement all of the ‘frogs’ sing together in the pond.”

 

               
The program closes with “Dark Winds Rising” for woodwind quintet.

 

               
“We are honored to have the composer of this piece, Phillip Bimstein, present for this performance,” said Schroeder. “The theme of his work is the effort of the Kaibab Paiute Tribe to prevent a toxic waste incinerator from being built on their land.”

 

               
This performance is free and open to the public, but seating is limited so RSVP to sally@swanerecocenter.org or call 435-797-8936.

 

               
The Swaner EcoCenter is at 1258 Center Drive in Park City. For more information, visit the Caine College of the Arts Box Office in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Arts Center on the Logan campus, call 435-797-8022 see the college’s Production Services website (arts.usu.edu).



     email icon  Email story       printer icon  Printer friendly