Ryan Barber, percussion - Junior Recital

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.

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FSU Student Ryan Barber to Perform Livestreamed Junior Percussion Recital

Frostburg State University’s Department of Music will present Ryan Barber in a livestreamed junior percussion recital from Pealer Recital Hall on Thursday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Barber will be accompanied by Dr. Mackenzie LaMont and Percussion Ensemble members Deandre Cook, Cheyenne Jeffries and Nora Kopit, as well as Tom Harrison on bass, Emily Brobst on piano and Shawn Zimmerman on guitar.

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.

Barber will perform “Stop Speaking” by Andy Akiho, “Charleston Capers” by George Hamilton Green, “April Sky” by Chin Cheng Lin, the third movement (“Allegro vivo”) from “Symphony No.1 for Percussion” by Anthony Cirone, “Maiden Voyage” by Herbie Hancock and “Red Clay” by Freddie Hubbard.

Barber studies under LaMont at FSU. He anticipates graduating in December 2021 with a bachelor’s in music industry, and his career goal is to make music. Barber is a graduate of Old Mill High School in Millersville, Md.

Thursday, April 22 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Pealer Recital Hall, PAC
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg

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Music, Performance, Recital


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Theresa Skidmore

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