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Arts & Entertainment WCU Flute Ensemble to perform April 5

The School of Music at Western Carolina University will present a concert by the Flute Ensemble on Saturday, April 5.

The ensemble is led by Eldred Spell, professor of flute at WCU, and graduate student Christine Hughes.

The group, which is composed of nine students from the flute studio, will perform two flute quartet pieces – “Beach Music” by Catherine McMichael and “Orientale” by Melvin Lauf Jr.

Also on the program are three pieces for the full ensemble – “Dance Macabre,” written by Camille Saint-Saens and arranged by Angeleita Floyd; “Darkest before Dawn,” written by WCU student and ensemble member Sara Brandt; and “Slavonic Dance No. 7 & No. 8,” written by Antonin Dvorak and arranged by Shaul Ben-Meir. Members of the flute ensemble will serve as conductors for the performance.

The concert will begin at 5 p.m. in the recital hall of the Coulter Building. Admission is free.

For more information, call the School of Music at (828)227-7242.


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