Ensemble features selection of composers

Ensemble features selection of composers

For Immediate Release:  November 20, 2013

Haas Center for the Arts

BLOOMSBURG— A wide variety of musical composers will be featured in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Guitar Ensemble concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Matthew Slotkin, the concert will feature a guitar sextet, a guitar quartet, and a guitar duo performing music from the 17th century to the 20th century.

Composers of the music on the program include Spanish romantic composer Isaac Albéniz, French romantic opera composer Georges Bizet, French impressionist composer Maurice Ravel, 20th century Cuban guitarist and composer Leo Brouwer, Brazilian guitarist and composer Celso Machado and American 20th century minimalist composer Steve Reich.

For more information about the Guitar Ensemble, contact Matthew Slotkin, mslotkin@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.