ASU faculty music recital


Dr. Matthew Shipes of the Angelo State University music faculty will present a public recital of music for tuba and euphonium on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Carr Education-Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.

Titled “Prophecies,” the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the EFA Building’s Eldon Black Recital Hall and is open free to the public. The musical program will include:

  • “Three Miniatures” by Anthony Plog
  • “Autumn” by John Stevens
  • “Concerto for Bass Tuba” by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • “A Walk in the Woods” by Jiro Censhu
  • “Three More Furies” by James Grant
  • “Prophecies” by Barbara York

Shipes will be accompanied on piano by Dr. Michael Yenny, ASU staff accompanist.

An assistant professor of music, Shipes teaches ASU’s Low Brass Studio and conducts the Low Brass Ensemble. He previously served as an assistant professor of tuba and euphonium at the University of Idaho and as an euphoniumist and tubist with the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. He has also performed with the American Tuba Quartet, Brass of the Potomac and other chamber groups, including the U.S. Air Force Band Tuba Quartet. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Georgia.

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