Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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October 11, 2012

Pleasant Hill Ensemble in concert Oct. 14 in Pleasant Hill

CROSSVILLE — The Pleasant Hill Instrumental Ensemble, under the direction of Bob Savage, will present a concert on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Pleasant Hill Community, United Church of Christ. The 18-person group will entertain with a wide variety of music, ranging from Dixieland to spirituals, marches, and novelty numbers. Among these, the percussionists, Jane Heald and Franklin Parker, will personify the piece, Mallet Maniacs. Bill Naumann, on the euphonium, will blow a spirited rendition of "Just a Closer Walk With Thee." From a modest beginning with three players in 1992, the group has grown steadily. Two of the original members of the group, Dick Braun and Peg Muenstermann, are still playing along with the new recruits. The latest addition to the ensemble is the violin section, comprised of Milton Smith and Marian Ziebell. Bob Savage, retired PH Elementary School music teacher, has been ably leading this diverse group. Producing arrangements for such a motley crew of musicians is an ongoing challenge. Savage promises a few musical surprises and treats.
The members and their instruments of the Ensemble are Bob Savage, on trumpet, director; Peg Muenstermann, Jackie Dwenger, and Dick Braun on flute; Milt Smith and Marian Ziebell, with violin; Fran Markham, Janeen Carrell, and Mark Heald, on clarinet; Mary Ruth and Mark Heald, on alto saxophone; Roger Knight, on tenor saxophone; Don Nelson, on trombone; Dorothy Faunce, on French horn; Bill Naumann, on euphonium; Jane Heald and Franklin Parker, as percussionists; and Liz Lewis, on the piano. Besides appearances at Fletcher House of Assisted Living, the Wharton Homes, and the Community Church in Pleasant Hill, the Ensemble plays at the various senior centers in Crossville and has been a musical act at the Cumberland County Playhouse.
A brief reception will follow the concert. As always, the concerts sponsored by the Music Committee of the Pleasant Hill Community Church are free and open to the public. The expansion of the Community Church has provided the acoustics necessary to make the sanctuary a perfect venue for concerts. A free will offering will provide future support for this talented group. The Community Church is on Church Street off of Main Street, across from the Pleasant Hill Elementary School. For more information or directions, call Dorothy Faunce, 277-5413.

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