Baylor Harpist in Faculty Recital Nov. 15

Nov. 11, 1998

by Richard Veit

Juliette Buchanan, lecturer in harp at Baylor University, will present a faculty recital at

3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library on the Baylor campus.

Buchanan holds a bachelor's degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a master's degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. She has studied with Jeanne Chalifoux, retired harpist of the National Symphony Orchestra; Paula Page, principal harpist of the Houston Symphony Orchestra; Susan Dederich-Pejovich, principal harpist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; and the Alice Chalifoux, retired principal harpist of the Cleveland Orchestra.

Buchanan has appeared in performances with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Waco Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Chamber Orchestra.

The recital will open with the three-movement Harp Sonata of Paul Hindemith followed by the "Nocturne," Op. 20, No. 1, by Armenian-American composer, Alan Hovhaness. Other solo works to be heard are "En Bateau" from Claude Debussy's "Petite Suite" and the "Impromptu for Harp," Op. 86, of Gabriel Fauré.

Following intermission, Buchanan will be joined by four members of the Baylor music faculty in a performance of Albert Roussel's "Serenade," Op. 80. Playing in collaboration with the harpist will be Helen Ann Shanley, associate professor of flute; Bruce Berg, associate professor of violin; Ann Marie Hudson, lecturer in viola; and Gary Hardie, professor of cello.

This recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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