Trombone recital to be presented Thursday

Dan Cherry, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Music, will take listeners on a “European Tour” when he presents a recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23.

The free concert will be held in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building. Cherry, performing on trombone, will be accompanied by Andrew Adams, assistant professor of piano in the School of Music.

The program will include eight compositions in a variety of styles and representing eight European countries, including “Triomphale” by Axel Jorgensen (Denmark), “La Femme a Barbe” by Jose Berghmans (France), “Rare” by Johan de Meij (Netherlands), “Basta” by Folk Rabe (Sweden), “Fantasy” by Sigismond Stojowski (Poland), “Liebesleid” by Fritz Kreisler (Austria), “Nessun Dorma” by Giacomo Puccini (Italy) and “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russia).

The eight selections include five that are original works for trombone, while the other three are borrowed from violin, voice and orchestral repertoires.

For more information, contact WCU’s School of Music at 828-227-7242.

Dan Cherry