NAU faculty chamber players to perform in Horizon Concert Series

Northern Arizona University’s School of Music Horizon Concert Series returns with a show of instrumental and vocal compositions, all inspired by the world of dance. NAU faculty chamber players take the stage to perform “Dialogue of the Dance” at 7:30 p.m March 30 in Kitt Recital Hall.

Including works by composers Rob Deemer, Manuel M. Ponce, Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy and Nino Rota, the Horizons Concert Series challenges its listeners with shows featuring progressive repertoire and performance styles.

Faculty scheduled to perform in “Dialogue of the Dance” are:

  • The Elden Brass Quintet with Stephen Dunn, trumpet; Cindy Gould, trumpet; Nancy Sullivan, horn; David Vining, trombone; and Benjamin Ordaz, tuba
  • Tom Sheeley, guitar
  • Christine Graham, soprano; Judith Cloud, mezzo-soprano; Jose Ricardo Pereira, tenor; Robert Allen Saunders, bass; and Rita Borden, piano
  • Emily Hoppe, flute
  • Cris Inguanti, clarinet; Mary Ann Ramos, cello; and Borden, piano

“We are blessed with many stellar faculty musicians and are happy to showcase their performances,” said School of Music Director Todd Sullivan.

Entry to the Horizon Concert Series is $22.50 for adults and $15 for seniors and NAU employees. Admission is free for children and NAU students with ID. To purchase tickets, visit the Central Ticket Office in the University Union, go to or call (928) 523-5661. A $2 CTO fee will be added to tickets purchased at the door.