(Trom) Bones East Octet
Bones East, a trombone octet will give a concert of seasonal and classical music at the Morgan Opera House, Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 PM in conjunction with Aurora’s annual “Christmas in Aurora” celebration. Family friendly renditions of tunes both familiar and original will include “Silent Night” featuring soloist Dave DiGennaro; Haydn’s “Achieved is Thy Glorious Work”, directed by Bill Harris; and “Angels We Have Heard on High”, a stirring arrangement by Tom Camp as well as many more familiar pieces that brass instruments enhance. The 8 talented musicians are part of the 25-30 members Trombones East group which was founded by Howard Kelly in the early 1980’s and has performed at colleges, universities, churches and community events throughout Central New York. The volunteer group includes a variety of musicians, mostly semi-professionals, retirees and students. William Harris, former principal trombonist with the Syracuse Symphony and music professor at Syracuse University and Onondaga Community College serves as conductor and Tom Camp as arranger and co-conductor.
Monetary donations will benefit the King Ferry Food Pantry.