Beat the winter blues with free music at two Trine concerts

ANGOLA, Ind. – Beat the winter blues and add some music to your day with a free concert presented by Trine University. Concerts are set for the next two Sundays, providing two opportunities for an afternoon of music.

The first concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday when the Trine Chamber Orchestra and University Choir perform.

Among musical selections for the orchestra are "Peer Gynt Suite" by Edvard Grieg (cq) and "John Henry" by Aaron Copland.

The orchestra will also accompany the University Choir for "River in Judea," arranged by John Leavitt, and "Pavane, Opus 50" by Gabriel Faure. In addition, the University  Choir will perform "Agnus Dei" by Audrey Snyder, "Ave Verum Corpus" by W. A. Mozart, and "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen.

The second concert is set for Sunday, Feb. 23, and will feature the Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble.

The Wind Ensemble plans to perform "Sea Songs" by Ralph Vaughan Williams; "Pirates of the Caribbean Suite, The Curse of the Black Pearl" by Klaus Badlet; and "Dead Man's Chest" and "At World's End," both by Hans Zimmer.

Each of the concerts will be performed at 3 p.m. in the Dale Hughes Auditorium, located in the Steuben County Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 2J. Admission is free.

The Percussion Ensemble will perform two pieces – "Small Box" and "Wood, Metal, Skin," both by Josh Gottry.