Trombone recital to take listeners on European tour

Dan Cherry, associate professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Music, will take listeners on a “European Tour” when he presents a recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23.

The free concert will be held in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building. Andrew Adams, assistant professor of piano in the School of Music, will accompany Cherry, who plays the trombone.

The program will include eight compositions in a variety of styles and representing eight European countries, including “Triomphale” by Axel Jorgensen (Denmark), “La Femme a Barbe” by Jose Berghmans (France), “Rare” by Johan de Meij (Netherlands), “Basta” by Folk Rabe (Sweden), “Fantasy” by Sigismond Stojowski (Poland), “Liebesleid” by Fritz Kreisler (Austria), “Nessun Dorma” by Giacomo Puccini (Italy) and “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (Russia).


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