Concert Report 1

Concert Report 1 - Maya Jordan Music Appreciation March 9...

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Maya Jordan Music Appreciation March 9, 2008 Concert Report #1 On Saturday, March 8, 2008 I attended a Wind Ensemble performance at King Concert Hall, part of the Rockefeller Arts Center. The Wind Ensemble was made of the piccolo, flute, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, string bass, timpani, piano, percussion, and 3 different types of clarinets, to accompany marimba and violin soloists. King Concert Hall’s capacity was about 1200 people. The ceiling was very high and the seats were elevated from one row to the next with 4 sections and two levels. This acoustic arrangement made it easy to tell the instruments apart as well as hear them altogether. The audience seemed to be fairly young, mostly students with some others mixed in the crowd. They were very attentive and unlike some bigger performances most people were dressed down. The actual ensemble was made of young musicians who were very calm and reserved despite the intensity of some of their pieces. Their attention was solely focused on the conductor and his/her instructions. The conductors seemed to carry the energy of the entire group, feeling every beat and every note. During the solos however, you could feel all of the energy and passion that the musician had for the
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUS 115 taught by Professor Koepke during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Fredonia.

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