Come celebrate the release of Joseph T. Spaniola’s album ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles on the Big Round Records label. This is an open-house style event with light refreshments. Meet the composer. Hear the music. Examine the printed scores. View the mini retrospective of Dr. Spaniola’s career over the past 4 decades featuring photos, concert posters, concert programs, books, album cover art, and more. The event is at Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St., Pensacola, FL. See you there!
Joseph T. Spaniola’s PASSAGE: Sempre Avanti (Trombone Ensemble) was presented in July at the International Trombone Association’s International Trombone Festival hosted by Ball State University (Muncie, IN). The music was performed by the Murray State University Trombone Choir, Li Kuang, Director.
Joseph T. Spaniola’s PASSAGE: Sempre Avanti (Trombone Ensemble) will be presented at Trombonanza 2019, an incredible low brass festival in Santa Fe, Argentina. PASSAGE will be performed by the Oklahoma State University Trombone Ensemble, Paul Compton, Director. The festival features brass artists from around the world. Participants come for performances, masterclasses, and to perform in large and small ensembles. Now in its 20th year, Trombonanza has become one of the world’s great low brass events. Trombonanza takes place August 5 – 10, 2019.
Reviewing “ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles,” Steven A. Kennedy of Cinemusical says, “This collection of his work provides some great contrasts of ensembles that show off his compositional abilities and voice.” Find ESCAPADE at: ESCAPADE_JTS For the complete review visit: Cinemusical_review
Steve Przyzycki shines on Der Heyser Bulgar (Xylophone, Brass, and Tambourine). The piece is described as “Marvelously upbeat” and “an exercise in xylophone virtuosity.” Find it on ESCAPADE:http://bit.ly/ESCAPADE_JTS – Thanks to Infodad.com for the review: http://transcentury.blogspot.com/2019/07/foursomes.html