Southeastern Alumni Music Recital to feature euphonium artist

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present its annual Alumni Music Recital at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 24, featuring euphonium artist Chasse Duplantis.
     A Southeastern music education graduate, Duplantis will be accompanied by other university musicians in the concert to be held in the Pottle Music Building Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
     Duplantis is currently a graduate teaching assistant working on his doctorate in musical arts. A teaching assistant for the LSU Department of Bands, he works with the Tiger Band and Bengal Brass and teaches tuba and euphonium in the School of Music. He previously earned his master of music degree from LSU in euphonium performance.
     Duplantis will be performing Andrew Beall’s “Rose of Sharon,” the first movement in Andrew Beall’s “Song of Almah;” Astor Piazzolla’s “Oblivion;” and “21” by Andy Akiho, which will include Seth Bagwell playing marimba and vibraphone.
     Other pieces on the schedule include Georges Bizet’s “Pearl Fishers,” in which Duplantis will be joined by Brian Gallion on euphonium and Henry Jones on piano; and “Remembering the Future” by Ryan O’Connell to include mezzo soprano Meghan Dawson and Jones on piano.
     For additional information, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.

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