SUU's Department of Music offers
A Faculty Recital
February 11, 2013
Photo credit: (Left to Right) Tracey Bradshaw, Dr. Willem van Schalkwyk, Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel and Xun Sun are among the musicians appearing in COLLABORATION!, A Faculty Recital at SUU. Photo: Asher J. Swan
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: When musicians blend together, the harmony created is a work of art. Collaboration!, A Faculty Recital will be presented by SUU’s Department of Music on Monday, February 11, 2013 at starting at 7:30pm. The performance will be at Thorley Recital Hall in SUU’s Music Building and the event is free and the general public is encouraged to attend.
Under the supervision of Dr. Lawrence Johnson, Associate Professor of Voice, the evening will feature faculty members collaborating on a variety of instrumental and vocal selections. Dr. Adam Lambert, Assistant Professor and Director of Bands, trumpet, and his wife, Michelle Lambert, trombone, will perform "Fandango" by Joseph Turrin. Soprano Carol Ann Modesitt, Professor and Director of Opera and Voice, soprano, flutist Dr. Virginia Stitt, Professor of Woodwinds, and Dr. Willem van Schalkwyk, piano, join together on three selections "Une Flute Invisible" by Camille Saint-Saëns, "La Flute Enchantée" by Maurice Ravel and "Soir Païen" by Philippe Gaubert. Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel, Assistant Professor of Piano, and Dr. van Schalkwyk will perform the piano duet "Hungarian Dance No. 6" by Johannes Brahms. Dr. Johnson, tenor, and Jackie Jackson, soprano, will perform a duet from Act One of The Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti, accompanied by Tracey Bradshaw. Also on the program is a performance by Xun Sun, Associate Professor and Director of Orchestral Activities, of Antonin Dvorak’s “Sonatina in G major” on violin.
According to Dr. Johnson, “the theme, ‘Collaboration,’ will emphasize to both our students and patrons the unique process of our faculty working together as artists to produce extraordinary music that not only entertains but also enhances the musical experience.”
Collaboration!, A Faculty Recital, promises to be a rare musical treat that is to be enjoyed and savored. Please attend this entertaining evening featuring SUU’s Department of Music faculty. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts