MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Northern Michigan University Chamber Ensembles will present the "Concert of Old and New Music" at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, in Room 103 of Jamrich Hall.

The program includes a variety of instrument combinations and musical styles from the Baroque to modem.  The chamber ensembles range from the brass quintet and woodwind quintet to smaller and more unusual combinations such as two trombones and a horn.

The ensembles will perform pieces from well-known composers, such as Haydn and Bernstein, as well as new compositions written by NMU students, including Brandon Nelson of Ishpeming, Peter Jensen of Gladstone, Peter Schindler of Vanderbilt, and Jeremiah R. Clark of Sault Ste. Marie.

The ensemble coaches are NNW music professors Elda Tate, Stephen Grugin and Floyd Slotterback.

"The compositions by the NMU students represent their knowledge of the styles of music that they are studying," said Tate.  "It's always exciting to see the growth of our student musicians.  Composing and having one's compositions performed are measures of that development."

The concert is free of an admission charge.

Students performing in the concert listed below:

Prepared By
Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications