University of Portland Wind Symphony and Orchestra concert to be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6
The concert will feature :performances by Nicole Leupp Hanig, the new assistant professor of music and head of vocal studies, in her debut University performance. She will sing Ravel's stirring Sheherazade song cycle, based on poetry by Tristan Klingsor. The concert will also feature UP's double bass instructor and Oregon Symphony bassist, Jason Schooler, performing Bottesini's Concerto in B Minor for Double Bass and Orchestra. The Wind Symphony features new works for band by female composers, including the world premiere of Julie Giroux’s West Wind Overture and the American premiere of Rika Ishige’s Claps Gold. The performance will conclude with Paul Hindemith’s groundbreaking Symphony in B-flat, dedicated to the late UP music professor Roger O. Doyle.
For more information, please contact Jewell Yaguchi at 503-943-7228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Portland is Oregon's Catholic university and has been closely affiliated for more than a century with the Congregation of Holy Cross in South Bend, Indiana. U.S. News & World Report ranks the institution as one of the top ten regional universities in the American West. It is the only school in Oregon to offer a College of Arts & Sciences, a graduate school, and nationally accredited programs in the schools of business, education, engineering, and nursing.U.P. News Bureau 5000 N Willamette Blvd Portland, OR 97203 503-943-7202