FSU’s Department of Music Presents President’s Concert
Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present its annual President’s concert featuring outstanding student and faculty artists, the FSU Chamber Choir and the FSU Jazz Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall in FSU’s Performing Arts Center. The concert, featuring five FSU student-musicians and a Jazz Combo who were selected through a rigorous audition process, is free and open to the public.
The individual musicians are tenor Robert Brown from Baltimore, performing “Una furtive lagrime” from “L’Elisir d’Amore” by Gaetano Donizetti and “Call Jesus” by Lena McLin; Charles Engleka on guitar from Rockwood, Pa., performing “Marieta, Mazurkafor Guitar” by Francisco Tarrega; soprano Olivia Hartman from Frostburg, performing “Let the Bright Seraphim” by George Frideric Handel and “Old Sir Faulk” by William Walton; mezzo-soprano Kylie Oosterink from Leonardtown, Md., performing “Voi che sapete” from “Le Nozze di Figaro” by Wolfgan Amadeus Mozart and “The Frog and the Snake” by Irving Fine; and Claire Sheng on piano from Changsha, Hunan Province in China, performing “Ballade No.1 in G Minor” by Frederic Chopin.
Two faculty members, Mark Gallagher on clarinet and Jay DeWire on piano, will perform a duet.
The Jazz Combo, featuring Tanika Henry on alto-saxophone, Mike Murphy on bass, Brent Weber on piano and Brad Herget on drums, will perform “Sing a Song of Songs” by Kenny Garrett.
The Chamber Choir, under the direction of Dr. Karen Soderberg, will present “Totus Tuus” by Henry Gorecki, “Aftonen” by Hugo Alfven and “Psudeo Yok” by Jaakko Mäntyjärvi.
The Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Brent Weber, will perform the Buddy Rich arrangement of “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” by Joseph Zawinul and the Count Basie arrangement of “April in Paris” by Vernon Duke.
For more information, contact the Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Pealer Recital Hall, PAC
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg
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