Trio of music recitals end Ashland U.’s fall semester

Trio of music recitals end Ashland U.’s fall semester

The department of music at Ashland University announced a variety of recitals to close the fall semester including an all-percussion recital; a small ensemble recital featuring brass, clarinet, string ensembles and a jazz combo; and the semi-annual Honors Recital showcasing work by selected vocalists and instrumentalists.

All of the concerts are free and open to the public and will be performed in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall inside the Center for the Arts.

Under the direction of Liz Procopio, the AU Percussion Ensemble will present a concert of all contemporary works by modern composers including “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich, “In C” by Terry Riley and selections of “Living Room Music” by John Cage on Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The ensemble also will perform the world premieres of new works by AU composition studio students.

The best of fall 2019 will be showcased at the Honors Recital on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Students who accomplished exceptional musical work during the semester will showcase their vocal and instrumental talents as selected by their private teachers.

Several student ensembles will perform in a joint recital on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The recital will include a clarinet trio and the Flute Loops Jazz Combo under the direction of Dr. Thomas Reed, a string ensemble directed by Jane Reed, and a brass ensemble directed by Joseph Lewis, Jr.

For more information about the music department and a full events schedule, go to or call Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or email her at

Ashland University is located at 401 College Ave. in Ashland.

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