Tag Archives: Frank Felice

Butler Wind Ensemble to premiere two pieces

The Butler University Wind Ensemble will premiere two new pieces by faculty composers Frank Felice and Michael Schelle in the Schrott Center next Thursday. Both pieces challenge the traditional meaning of a revolution by society’s standards. Led by band director Robert Grechesky, the concert is part of the two-week Butler ArtsFest. Felice’s piece, “Revolution Calling,”

JCA starts alumni community

With seniors getting ready to graduate, a fear exists that they will lose their connection to Butler University. In order to link the Jordan College of the Arts alumni to Butler, JCA created its first alumni community. Instead of designating an alumni group by geographic location or by year of graduation, the JCA alumni club

Creativity shines in composer’s concert

Students have a chance to see Butler University’s student composers perform their own pieces this Thursday. The Jordan College of the Arts Composer’s Orchestra presents a concert about once a month, and over fifty percent of the music is composed by the students. Brice Johnson, a graduate composer who plays in the orchestra, said being

Wind Ensemble show proves to be a success

Lights dimming in Clowes Memorial Hall signify the beginning of a gripping musical performance. On Oct. 21, the Butler University Wind Ensemble delivered a moving concert filled with colorful pieces vastly different in nature, reminding the audience why music is such a beautiful art form. The program began with a composition called “Catstravaganza,” written by

Music festival celebrates electronic sounds

Since before the dawn of computers, man has expanded the capabilities of electricity and technology in music, seeking to express beauty and reality as potently as through the traditional symphony, poem or fresco. The Electronic Music Festival at Butler University celebrates the accomplishments of electronic music­—a genre born of software, circuits and wires. The pieces