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Performance of David Aarons, NIU Concerto Competition Winner

Congratulations to David Aarons, who is a graduate of the School of the Creative Arts at St Augustine, Trinidad, on being one of the four winners of the Concerto Competition at the School of Music, University of Northern Illinois where he is doing his masters in music with the steel pan as the main instrument.

Along with other winners (one clarinet and two piano players) he performed with the NIU Philharmonic Orchestra on 16 Feb 2011 in the Music Hall at Dekalb,. He played the solo part in the  the orchestral arrangement of Liam Teague's Visit to Hell . The orchestration was done by Jaime Whitmarsh and this was the world premier of the piece.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6rxaGdhlBg

 

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