Faculty Showcase Recital Scheduled for Oct. 27

Oct. 26, 1998

by Richard Veit

A dozen faculty members of the Baylor University School of Music will hold a recital at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night in the first ever "Faculty Showcase" in Roxy Grove Hall. The recital will also feature student performers Oscar García (trumpet) and Jon Guist, Jennifer Schuette, and Jun Qian (clarinets).

The program will open with an arrangement by Verne Reynolds of 18th-century English composer William Boyce's "Centone No. 11," which will be performed by trumpeters Barry Hopper, associate professor of trumpet, and García; Margaret Robinson, assistant professor of horn; David Jackson, assistant professor of trombone; and Michael Fischer, lecturer in tuba.

Ann Marie Hudson, lecturer in viola, and John Cozza, assistant professor of piano, will play the "Élégie" of 19th-century Belgian composer Henri Vieuxtemps. Music by contemporary American composer Daron Hagen, who served two brief residencies at Baylor last year will follow. Soprano Lynda Keith McKnight, assistant professor of vocal studies; Helen Ann Shanley, associate professor of flute; and professor of piano Roger Keyes will present Hagen's song cycle "Dear Youth."

Brian Marks, lecturer in piano, will offer the popular "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12" of Franz Liszt, while the late Richard Willis's "Divertimento for Four Clarinets" will be performed by professor of clarinet Richard Shanley, as well as Guist, Schuette, and Qian.

The recital will conclude with "Six Studies in English Folk-Song" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, with tubist Michael Fischer and pianist John Cozza and the vocal version of the "Voices of Spring" Waltzes by Johann Strauss Jr. with soprano Robin Fisher and pianist John Cozza.

This recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call 710-3991.

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