Tuesday, October 20, 2015

"Rhythm of Drum" Photos plus CD/DVD Order Form

Photos from Oct. 8, 2015 Concert

(Thanks to Pam Gilbert, Rollan Fell, Marshall McDonald, Sara Penny, 
and Melissa Leavitt for the photos.)
Guest Artists Tang Bing, Xiao Ming, Brent Tom, conducting student Xinwen Fu, and OSU Music Director Xun Sun.

Guest Conductor David Jordan, Composer Marshall McDonald, and OSU Music Director Xun Sun.

Marshall McDonald with Sami Calamity, one of the dancers for the premiere in 2006.

Display from national recognition of Spanish Trail Suite at Denver Conference of League of American Orchestras.  (Sami is in her dancing reglia between the composers at the bottom of the center panel.)

Col. Al Matheson and his wife Barbara provided historical information and slides of the Old Spanish Trail.

Dr. Lynn Vartan checks drums before the concert.

SUU drum line started the concert.

Mandy and Jarom Minkler serve as OSU librarians.

Steven Swift prepares to record the concert.

Aaron and Emily Bradley assist OSU, including the lobby display.

Aaron Lindsey serves as Heritage Center stage manager.

Thanks to the Heritage Center ushers.

Thanks to Pam and Blate Minkler for assisting with OSU.

Larry Life prepares for recording the concert.

Harry Taylor provided lobby music before the concert.
Two of the Canyon View marching band musicians before the concert.

Sampling of OSU audience members.  Thank you for supporting live music.
A cross section of OSU patrons.  We're pleased to have great community support.

OSU President Harold Shirley presents a plaque of appreciation to Tang Bing, guest soloist from China

Presentation of plaque to Xiao Ming of China.

Dr. Lynn Vartan performs snare drum with pianist Shane Summers.

Canyon View High and Southern Utah University drumlines combine forces.

CVHS Marching Band surrounded the audience for the performance.

"The Thunderer" by Sousa directed by Xiao Ming, guest conductor from China.  OSU and Canyon View musicians.

Tang Bing performed the French Horn Concerto #1 by Strauss directed by OSU Conductor Xun Sun.

Brent Tom sang in "Sunrise" from Spanish Trail Suite, which honors the local Paiute Tribe.

Combined Canyon View High Orchestra and Orchestra of Southern Utah performed portions of "Spanish Trail Suite" complete with video enhancement filmed by Video Ideas, http://www.videoideas.com/spanishtrailsuite/preview.htm access composer interviews and videos.

Guest conductor David Jordan with composer Marshall McDonald at the end of the concert with OSU musicians.
(copy and paste order form for mailing)

CD/DVD Order Form

Recordings are $15 per CD and $25 per DVD including postage and tax.
Please make checks payable to OSU and mail this form with your payment to:
Orchestra of Southern Utah
Attn: Emily Hepworth
P.O. Box 312
Cedar City, UT 84721
or call Emily Hepworth with credit card #: 435-233-8213
City, State & Zip:__________________________________

Rhythm of the Drum Concert, Oct. 8, 2015


CD Quantity:__ x $15


DVD Quantity:__ x $25

OSU concert recordings by Steven Swift and Larry Life
Bonus photos of preparations for the concert:

Rehearsals span several weeks before a concert. Photos from two dress rehearsals.

Right before the concert.

Melissa Leavitt provided 10 Music Assemblies to Iron County 4th grade students, including Beryl and Parowan.