Featuring Matthew Russell, trombone and Lauren DeRoller, violin
I was just working on putting in the notes to my first opera, The Final Bid, into Finale and got tired so I ego surfed and discovered this fantastic rendition of my arrangement of A Mighty Fortress (is Our God).
According to the description, this appears to be by the faculty trombones of the Stetson University, FL. Performers are: Kerry Couch, Joey Powell, Rodney Maingrette, Robyn McClure, Emily Nichols, CJ Shafer and Chris Haines (Bass).
This is the version for orchestral brass. There’s also one for British Brass Band and Tuba and Euphonium. Contact Tuba Euphonium Press.
Performed by Dr. Jim Shearer (Tuba), Steve Haddad (Tuba) and Dena K. Jones (Piano). A portion of the Haunted America Suite – Encore performance at New Mexico State University, October 29, 2015.
A new opera, A Time of Trouble, with libretto by Rex Deverell and assistance from the Ontario Arts Council, explores the history of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul who went on to found Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and their power struggle with the Archbishop.
Listen to a sample from the opera:
Time of Trouble Death of Bishop Connolly
WITH THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE ONTARIO ARTS COUNCIL.