April 18, 2007
The Morningside College Music Department will present a chamber music concert on Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in Eppley Auditiorium, 3625 Garretson Avenue. The concert is free and open to the public.
The concert will feature performances by a variety of instrumental ensembles including the Brass Quintet, Woodwind Quintet, Percussion Ensemble, and Flute Ensemble. Cliff Towner, assistant professor or music and director of bands at Morningside, will direct the ensembles.
An assortment of music will be performed including James Hook’s Trio No. 1, “October Mountain for Percussion Sextet, Op. 135” by Alan Hovanhness, “Bound for Marakesh” by Chris Brooks, and Haydn’s “Presto,” to name a few. The concert will conclude with a performance of Vincent Persichetti’s Serenade No. 1.
Towner holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in Ohio and a master’s in music education from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.