March 26, 2018 – The Bryan College Performing Arts Department is pleased to announce two upcoming spring concerts in early April that will be free and open to the public.
The first of these, “A Night at the Movies,” will feature the Bryan Piano Ensemble students accompanying classic silent films starring such staples as Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin. Audience members are encouraged to wear their favorite 1920s-inspired costume or attire. “The students are adding their own creative touches to this event by incorporating original music, borrowing their favorite classical themes, and more. You will be sure to laugh often and enjoy this event!” remarked Dr. Olivia Ellis. “A Night at the Movies” will take place Friday, April 6, from 7:30-9 P.M.
The second concert features the Bryan College Community Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. The performance will include selections in a wide variety of styles, including sacred works, classical transcriptions, and contemporary pieces that feature each of the ensembles, as well as works arranged for the combined groups. In addition to instrumental works, this concert will also feature Ms. Grace Loe, soprano, as a guest artist. Both of these ensembles are directed by Dr. Vaughn Cardona, who said, “This will be a fun evening with a wide variety styles; something for everyone’s taste!” The Community Orchestra and Wind Concert will take place Monday, April 9, from 7:30-9 P.M.
Both events are free and open to the public! Any questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.