Music department Faculty Gala Recital set for Thursday

September 20, 2010

The Indiana State University Music Department's Faculty Gala Recital will be Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Hall Auditorium.

"This is the opening to our recital series," said Nancy Cobb Lippens, chair of the music department. "It is a really good opportunity for the community to be able to see what a really outstanding program we have."

The recital will feature more than 15 performance faculty from the music department. The three faculty ensembles, the wind and brass quintets and the string quartet, will perform in addition to solo vocal and instrumental performances.

Compositions performed will include Mozart's "Clarinet Concerto, K. 622," "Ouvere ton coeur" by Georges Bizet and "Piano Quintet in c minor, op. 1" by Erno Dohnanyi.

"There is something for everybody in this program," Cobb Lippens said.

Admission is free and a reception in will follow in University Hall. Contact the music department at (812) 237-2748 for additional information.

Contact: Nancy Cobb Lippens, professor and chair, music department, Indiana State University, 812-237-2771 or nancy.cobblippens@indstate.edu

Writer: Alexa Larkin, media relations assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3773 or alarkin2@indstate.edu