PROKOFIEV: Overture, Op. 42 “American” • MARTINÒ: Memorial to Lidice 7 • ARUTIUNIAN: Rhapsody for Trumpet & Winds • HAZO: Perthshire Majesty • P. GRAHAM: Pentium • THEOFANIDIS: Etenraku • TRAD: Amazing Grace • J.M. DAVID: Sinfonietta No. 1 “In the blue of the electric dawn”
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 music school 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. This is the fourth album by the CSU Wind Ensemble for Summit Education. The Sinfonietta No. 1 “In the blue of an electric dawn” by J.M. David (b. 1978) was commissioned by CSU.