Dalton State to Host Horn and Piano Concert


Music gives people a sense of nostalgia, which is why Dr. Ellie Jenkins named an upcoming concert at Dalton State “A Time and Place.”

 “A Time and Place,” will be Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Dalton State’s Goodroe Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

“I titled this recital ‘A Time and Place,' because each of these pieces has either direct or indirect references to places or periods of times,” said Jenkins, concert organizer. “In some cases they come directly from the composer, and are specified by them, but in other cases they are times and places that are personal to me.”

‘Laughlin Park’ refers to a specific area of Los Angeles, and is inspired by the music of the great Chick Corea,” she said. “For me, however, it’s a work written by a dear friend who I’ve known for 30 years, so it brings to mind all the memories of time spent together.”

The concert will include Jenkins, Eric Hanson, Dr. Kris Carlisle, and Dr. Lauren Denny Wright.

Jenkins, associate professor of music at Dalton State College, plays principal horn in the Carroll Symphony and the Chamber Players of the South, and second horn with the Rome Symphony.

Hanson, part-time instructor of music at Dalton Sate College, was the principal bassist of the Huntsville Symphony and has been an active performer in southeast Wisconsin as well as a regular substitute with the Milwaukee Symphony.

Carlisle, an associate professor of music at Berry College, in Rome, Ga., is a professional pianist. He has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

Wright, clarinetist, conducted the Frost Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, and Chamber Winds.

This recital is made possible by a grant from the Dalton State Foundation to the Dalton State’s School of Liberal Arts.