Oktuba 8-9, Dr. James Grant, Composer-in-Residence with SYMBIOSISDUO (Gail Robertson, euphonium and Dr. Stacy Baker, tuba).
- Monday, Oktuba 8, Dr. James Grant will give a presentation on his choral symphony, Such Was the War, based on WaltWhitman’s poetry written during the American Civil War when Whitman served as a volunteer nurse, Baird Music Hall, room 338, 11:30 a.m.
- Monday, Oktuba 8, the Horizon Brass Quintet (MSU’s Faculty brass quintet) will read Gail Robertson’s original composition, Tower Guard Tribute, Duncan Recital Hall, 10:20 a.m.
- Monday, Oktuba 8, Gail Robertson will be in rehearsal with the MSU Tuba/Euphonium Ensembledirecting her original composition, A Eupher’s Dream for 8 euphoniums and providing her insights into composition vs. arranging, Baird Music Hall, room 117, 1:50 p.m.
- Tuesday, Oktuba 9, Dr. James Grant will discuss Composition and Business, Baird Music Hall, room 117, 3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, Oktuba 9, SYMBIOSISDUO willperform Dr. James Grant’s Double Concerto for Euphonium and Tuba with the MSU Symphony Band under the direction of Dr. Richard Miles, Duncan Recital Hall, Pre-Concert talk with American Composer, Dr. James Grant 7:30 p.m., concert 8:00 p.m.
All events are free and open to the public.
The residency is made possible by support of the Buckner and Sally S. Hinkle Endowment for Humanities, MSU’s Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Department of English, MSU ITEA (International Tuba Euphonium Association student organization), Theta Pi chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (MSU student organization), Getzen Co., Christian Homeschool Fellowship of Morehead, Morehead State Public Radio and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and SYMBIOSISDUO.