Akropolis Reed Quintet
Saturday, January 14
Exploding with infectious energy and intensity, the Akropolis Reed Quintet takes listeners on extraordinary musical adventures, offering audiences, presenters, and music students of all ages engaging, exemplary performances of both new and traditional repertoire.
Concert brought to you by the Central Texas Orchestral Society
Under the Influence
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) Selections from Suite in E Minor "Le Rappel des Oiseaux" (1724) arr. Raaf Hekkema 12' I. Le Rappel des Oiseaux II. Gigue en Rondeau III. La Villageoise IV. Tambourin
Marc Mellits (1966) Splinter (2014) 18'
George Gershwin (1898-1937)
An American in Paris (1928) arr. Raaf Hekkema 18'
Ely, who is the 2016 Official State Musician of Texas and was recently inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Association Hall of Fame (along J.D. Souther, Roy Orbison and Will Jennings), is riding high on the waves of critical praise for Panhandle Rambler.