[feather_share] February 24, 2015
The Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College hosts an eclectic and exciting evening of music on Friday that is part of the KSC Faculty Recital concert series.
The concert features the world premiere of Professor Emeritus William D Pardus’ Trio for oboe, bassoon, and percussion. Dr. Pardus has published nearly fifty works, and has performed professionally as a keyboardist for jazz and dance bands. During his 22 year tenure at Keene State, he served as Chairman of the Music Department and Director of the KSC Electronic Music Studio, the KSC Wind Ensemble, the KSC Concert Band, and was Founder and Director of the KSC Jazz Ensemble. Performing will be Sussan Henkel on oboe, Joy Flemming on bassoon, and KSC Resident Artist and percussionist Christopher Swist.
Christopher Swist will open the concert with a performance of Roar for electronics and tam tam, composed by John Luther Adams in 2002. KSC Lecturers Diane Cushing, (soprano) and Ted Mann on lute will play songs by Thomas Campion and Thomas Robinson. Pianist and KSC Lecturer Virginia Eskin performs etudes by Russian composer Alexander Scriabin to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of his birth. The program will conclude with violinist Marcia Lehinger joining Virginia Eskin for Mozart’s Sonata in B-flat Major for violin and piano, K. 378.
The performance begins at 7:30. Tickets are $10.00. For more information, go to the Music Events page.
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