Concert Announcement: Woodcuts in Langley BC


On June 15, 2018 at 7:30 join us for a performance at The Langley Community Music School in Rose Gellert Hall.

Come listen to contemporary selections for marimba and clarinet/bass clarinet. General Admission $15.

Stealth for Bass Clarinet and Marimba was commissioned from John Burke for Canadian performers Sal Ferreras and Lori Freedman. It incorporates complicated rhythms, extended range and flutter tongue techniques. 

Gregg Koyle's Kumbengo refers to an interlocking pattern found in some West African musics. At first the parts are in a kind of imitative exchange then have their own roles within the work. 

Singing Wood: Interpretations on Four Woodcut Prints by Greg Danner is the inspiration for the title of this concert. The movements include: I Lake Louise, II Singing Wood, III Willows and the Moon and IV Sierra Skyscrapers. 

Soufriere: Duet for Clarinet and Marimba by Steven Burton refers to the ocean town on the island of  Saint Lucia in the West Indies. With a Caribbean feel and melodies reminiscent of those typically played on a steal drum.