NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Several Bethel College student instrumentalists in two groups will give a special joint concert on campus.
The groups are the Bethel College Brass Quintet and the Bethel College Saxophone Quartet. Their concert is May 13 at 2 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.
The Brass Quintet is Connor Born and Evan Koch, both of North Newton, on trumpets; Rebecca Schrag, Newton, on French horn; and Billie Selichnow, Wichita, and Andrew Thiesen, Newton, on trombones.
Their program is “Fanfare” by Paul Dukas, arranged by Wayne Barrington; “Concerto” by Bach and Vivaldi, arranged by David Baldwin; and “Invasion of the Clowns” by Dosia McKay.
The Saxophone Quartet is Matthew Lind, Harrisonburg, Virginia, soprano; Benjamin Wiens, Goessel, alto; Zane Richter, McPherson, tenor; and Westen Gesell, Winnipeg, Manitoba, baritone.
The quartet will perform two movements of a work by Astor Piazzolla.
In addition, Gesell will play an unaccompanied solo piece by Ryo Noda, and Lind an unaccompanied solo piece by Igor Stravinsky.
The students study with Bethel faculty Joel Linscheid and Jim Pisano, saxophone; Matt Blauer, trombone; Mirella Gauldin, French horn; and Jeff Gordon, trumpet.
The May 13 concert is free and open to the public.