LINDSBORG, KAN., August 30, 2011—Dr. Jared Chase, assistant professor of music, will perform a trumpet recital on September 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall. He will be accompanied by Genevieve Bishop and joined by Diana Chase on trumpet. The public is invited to attend.
During the concert, Chase will perform works by Antonio Vivaldi, Halsey Stevens, and Joseph Turrin. Quiet City by Aaron Copland will be performed to honor those who died in the 9/11 attacks.
Chase came to Bethany in 2010. In addition to teaching applied trumpet, and courses in instrumental music and conducting, Chase is the chair of the music department and is the director of bands at Bethany. Chase graduated from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees and received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Colorado.
In April 2010, Chase was invited to guest conduct the United States Military Academy “West Point” band in a concert at Eisenhower Hall, N.Y., as part of their annual conducting workshop. He also served recently as the music director for the Salina Community Theatre’s productions of Annie, Company, and will be conducting White Christmas this winter. This year Chase will be leading honor bands throughout the state of Kansas, as well as guest conducting the Salina Symphony in November.
Chase has performed with many professional bands and orchestras, including the Boulder Broadway Company, Colorado Light Opera, Boulder Dinner Theatre, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Bach Society, Springfield Symphony, Blue Ash Symphony, Kentucky Symphony, Lima Symphony Orchestra and the Richard Symphony Orchestra.
Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The mission of Bethany College is to educate, develop and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning and service.