Guitar Ensemble presents stylistic show

For immediate release: Nov. 28, 2011

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Guitar Ensemble will present music by German, Japanese and Brazilian composers during a concert Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium.

The program is open to the public free of charge.

According to Matthew Slotkin, BU music instructor and director of the 13-member Guitar Ensemble, the program will feature solos, small groups and the entire ensemble. Works being performed are Renaissance dances by Michael Praetorius, a trio by 20th-century German master Paul Hindemith, music from film scores by Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu, a quartet, “Oyun,” by guitarist/composer Carlo Domeniconi and Brazilian dances by Celso Machado.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.