Because of the coronavirus pandemic, musical performances before live audiences of the general public will not be held until conditions warrant. However, the Department of Music is continuing its series of online presentations. Links will be posted at www.frostburg.edu/concerts.
Visit www.frostburg.edu/concerts and click an event to be directed to the FSU Localist Events page; click the red “Join Steam” button on the right side of page to join the livestream.
Unless otherwise noted, concerts are free to view online. For info, contact FSU’s Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
If you miss the livestreams, Music Department recitals are available for viewing on YouTube: Frostburg Music Department.
For concerts open to the FSU community: To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, FSU follows state health guidelines requiring the wearing of masks and physical distancing from others. Visitors to campus must visit www.frostburg.edu/checkin for symptom monitoring before arriving on campus and be prepared to display the “Reduced Risk” badge.
FSU Student Arran Mills to Perform Livestreamed Junior Baritone Recital
Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present Arran Mills in a livestreamed junior baritone recital, titled “Goin’ Home,” on Friday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Mills will be accompanied by pianist Dr. Joseph Yungen and guest artists tenor Christopher Reed and baritone Dillon Redwine, as well as FSU Jazz Combo members Tom Harrison on bass guitar, Ryan Barber on drums, Shawn Zimmerman on guitar, Emily Brobst on piano and Josh Foreman on saxophone.
Per FSU event guidelines and COVID restrictions, the general public may only attend the online streamed event. The recital is open to 50 members of FSU community – faculty, staff or students – on a first-come, first-served basis.
Mills will perform “Belle Hermione” from “Cadmus et Hermione” by Jean-Baptiste Lully, “Ständchen” from “Schwanengesang” by Franz Schubert, “Ein Jüngling liebt ein Mädchen” from “Dichterliebe” by Robert Schumann, “Lydia” and “Ici-bas” by Gabriel Fauré, “Belle Siccome un Angelo” from “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti, “Suscepit Israel” from “The Magnificat” by Giovanni Pergolesi, “Sea Fever” by John Ireland, “The Children’s Hour” and “The Circus Band” by Charles Ives, “The Vagabond” from “Songs of Travel” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “Stars” from “Les Misérables” by Claude-Michel Schönberg, “Dear Theodosia” from “Hamilton” by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Georgia on My Mind” by Hoagy Carmichael and “Goin’ Home” by Antonín Dvořák.
Mills studies under Gregory Scott Stuart at FSU. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha International Music Fraternity and made the Dean’s List in the spring of 2018 and spring 2020. Mills anticipates graduating in fall 2021 with a bachelor’s in music industry and a minor in jazz studies. His career goal is to record, mix and master music in a recording studio. A graduate of Salisbury Christian High School in Salisbury, Md., he is the son of Jeanne and Allan Mills of Ocean Pines.
Friday, April 23 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Pealer Recital Hall, PAC
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg
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