Baylor University School of Music Hosts Autumn Music Lectures in Lyceum Series

Sept. 24, 2010

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Baylor University's School of Music will kick off the Lyceum series with a lecture from musicologist Mark Evans Bonds, on Monday, Sept. 27, in the Meadows Music Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music building.

The Lyceum series, which was founded in 1976, is a year long series of lectures, classes and recitals hosted by the School of Music to share professional knowledge and skills from internationally acclaimed artists and teachers directly with students.

The first lecturer, Mark Evan Bonds, is the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N.C., where he has been a faculty member since 1992. His research interests include music of the Classic and Romantic eras, particularly instrumental music and aesthetic theory.

His lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m.

The fall 2010 lineup also includes:

• The St. Louis Brass Quintet, chamber group, on Tuesday, Oct. 12

• Darren K. Woods, director of Ft. Worth Opera, on Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30

• Dang Thai Son, pianist, on Monday, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 9

• Orion String Quartet, chamber group, on Tuesday, Nov. 16

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information on the Baylor University School of Music or the Lyceum series, visit www.baylor.edu/music or call (254) 710-3991.

The McCrary Music building is located at 110 Baylor Ave.

by Alison Higgins, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

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