The Capital Saxophone Quartet, the award-winning saxophone ensemble known for its versatile mix of classical, jazz and contemporary music, will herald the arrival of spring at Western Maryland College on Sunday, April 7 during the season-closing presentation of the Sundays of Note performance series.
For its second appearance at Sundays ofNote in three years, the quartet will present the premiere of its first commissioned work, "Constellations," by Baltimore composer G.S. Geiger.
In addition, the quartet will offer La Primavera by Antonio Vivaldi; Trois Pices by Isaac Albniz, arranged by Giuseppe Mul; Orfeo Suite, by Claudio Monteverdi; Quatuor, Op. 102 by Florent Schmitt; the traditional "That's a-Plenty," arranged by Paul Nagle; and "St. Louis Blues," arranged by Bill Holcombe.
The Sundays of Note series is jointly sponsored by WMC's College Activities Programming Board and the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust. The CAP Board is a volunteer student organization that coordinates social, cultural, and educational opportunities for the Western Maryland community.
The Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust was established primarily to provide support for various cultural and educational institutions in and around metropolitan Baltimore. Implementing concert career opportunities for young emerging artists as well as established artists is a continuing activity of the trust.
All performances in the series begin at 2 p.m. Sundays in Alumni Hall on the campus of Western Maryland College. Admission is $5;students 18 and under are admitted free.
Information: 857-2265 or876-2055, Ext. 265.