Arnold SCHOENBERG:Theme and Variations, Op. 43a • Richard C. PEASLEE: Arrows of Time • Dan WELCHER: Songs Without Words (Five Mood Pieces for Wind Ensemble) • Shafer MAHONEY: Symphony in E-flat for Wind Orchestra
Fitting the Summit Education mold, Columbus State University is a university of over 6,000 students located in Columbus, Georgia. The Schwob School of Music (where this recording was produced), housed in the state-of-the-art $67 million RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, is a highly selective School of Music offering undergraduate and masters degrees in various musical disciplines. The wind ensemble activities at CSU are directed by Dr. Robert W. Rumbelow. This includes the CSU Wind Ensemble, a premier touring ensemble. Recent commissions include Shafer Mahoney’s Symphony in E-flat for Wind Orchestra (on this recording) and Dorothy Chang’s wind setting of her Sunan Dances.