FSU’s Department of Music Presents “Music of England and Germany”
As a part of the Faculty/Guest Artist Series, Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present “Music of England and Germany,” featuring clarinetist Dr. Mark Gallagher and pianist Dr. Lise Keiter. The recital will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Performing Arts Center.
The duo will perform the “Six Studies in English Folk-Song” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “Capriccio for Unaccompanied Clarinet in A” by Heinrich Sutermeister, “Fantasiestücke Für Klarinette Und Klavier, Op. 73” by Robert Schumann, “Ill Mio Tesoro” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Ver Stücke Für Klarinette Und Klavier, Op. 5” by Alban Berg and “Sonatina For Clarinet and Pianoforte” by Malcolm Arnold.
Gallagher earned his master’s degree of music in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music and his doctor of Music Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Gallagher has won the Artist International Competition in New York City, where he was awarded a solo recital in Weill Hall. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe and has performed with Washington Contemporary Music Forum, Mistique Vivante de Paris, U.S. Navy Band, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Washington Opera, Bronx Symphony and New York City Ballet Orchestra, among others. He is an associate professor of clarinet at FSU.
Keiter earned her master’s degree from the Oberlin Conservatory and her doctor of music degree from Indiana University, where she also received the Award for Outstanding Teaching. She has performed throughout the United States and Europe as well. Her most recent European performances include recitals with France’s “International Roussel Festival” and “Internationale Academie de Musique.” She an active member of Music Teachers National Association and College Music Society and is committed to furthering the education of young musicians. Keiter serves as Music Department chair at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va., where she developed an all-women-composers program of solo piano works.
For more information, contact the Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Pealer Recital Hall, PAC
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg