Baylor University Voice Faculty Honor Schumann Bicentennial in a Concert Series

Oct. 1, 2010

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Seven members of the Baylor University vocal faculty will join with pianist Jeffrey Peterson to perform a commemorative recital entitled "A Celebration in Song" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, in Roxy Grove Hall in Waco Hall.

The concert is honoring the bicentennial birth of German composer Robert Schumann (1810-1856).

The performing Baylor University faculty will be soprano Deborah Williamson, mezzo-soprano Soon Cho, tenor Randall Umstead, baritone Robert Best, baritone Jack Coldiron, bass Daniel Scott and pianist Jeffrey Peterson.

A selection of Schumann's songs will be performed including; "Seit ich ihn gesehen," "Blondels Lied," "Die beiden Grenadiere," "Ich bin dein Baum," and "Nun has du mir den ersten Schmerz getan."

All faculty artists will participate in a tribute to close the program.

This concert is free and open to the public.

Roxy Grove is located inside Waco Hall at 624 Speight Ave.

For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.

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

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