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Four Hornsmen quartet to perform Sept. 7 on UCA's campus

Posted: September 2, 2014 - 2:42pm

The University of Central Arkansas Horn Club will present The Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse as guest artists during a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.

The Four Hornsmen will cover topics such as entrepreneurship as an artist and working with chamber music during a 2 p.m. session Sunday, Sept. 7. From 4:30-6 p.m., horn players are invited to participate in a horn ensemble reading session where some of the repertoire for larger groups of horns will be explored. Horn players are encouraged to bring their own instruments.   All events are free and open to the public. On-site registration is encouraged between 1:30-2 p.m. Sept. 7.   The quartet of distinguished hornists have developed a cult following among French horn players and brass musicians. The Four Hornsmen have been featured artists at many universities and regional horn workshops and gave multiple performances at the 2013 International Horn Symposium. Their repertoire ranges from classical to contemporary, including jazz and Broadway, and their concerts are always infused with humor.   The Four Hornsmen will remain in Conway until Monday, Sept. 8 to work with UCA brass students in classes and lessons. Their stop at UCA is part of a fall tour, taking the group through Texas, Arkansas, Illinois and Kansas. UCA's Student Government Association is funding the event. 

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