The ensemble, under the direction of James Olcott, will perform along with the Wartburg Trumpet Choir and the Festival Mass Choir. The 7 p.m. concert will be in the Wartburg Chapel. Free-will donations will be accepted.
More than 40 high school participants from across Iowa will participate in the two-day festival founded by Scott Muntefering, Wartburg’s Eugene and Ruth Weidler Drape Distinguished Professor in Music.
At the finale concert, the Festival Mass Choir will perform “Antiphon for Trumpets” by Stan Pethel, “Three Pieces” by Everett Gates and “Three for Four” by Vera Horven and Olcott. The concert will end with Olcott’s “Evergreen Fanfare.” The Wartburg Trumpet Choir will perform several selections, including “Wartburg Fanfare” by John Wagner and “Gallant and Gay We’ll March Away/Hurrah” by John Philip Sousa.
The Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble, which also will perform Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m., in the Wartburg Chapel, will play “Soundings” by Brian Balmages and “Bugler’s Holiday” by Leroy Anderson among several other selections. The Wartburg Trumpet Choir will join the ensemble for “Triumphal March” from “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi.
Participants from Iowa include:
Burlington Notre Dame
Columbus Catholic (Waterloo)
Des Moines North
Don Bosco (Gilbertville)
Ethan St. John
Waverly-Shell Rock Kali Aissen