ACU musicians to inaugurate spring semester with concert
For immediate release
January 6, 1999 The Abilene Christian University Music Department will present its first concert of the spring semester on Thursday, Jan. 14, in Cullen Auditorium on the ACU campus at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
William Walton's "FaŤade" will be performed by a chamber ensemble of six instrumentalists and two narrators. The selection will feature poetry by Edith Sitwell which has been set to music by Walton.
The piece will be conducted by ACU's Christopher Anderson. Brian Luce will perform on flute and piccolo, Charles Coltman will play clarinet and bass clarinet, Ed George will play saxophone, John Daniel will play trumpet, Moises Molina will play the cello part, and Allen Teel will perform the percussion part. Paul Piersall and Jack Boyd will narrate.
"Animal Ditties" (a trumpet solo accompanied by Ogden Nash poetry) also will be performed, and "Suite For Cello All By Its Lonesome" by PDQ Bach will be performed by Molina.
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