BOONE—No matter their music preference, the audience will find a range of offerings during “A Musical Potpourri” presented by the Hayes School of Music faculty at Appalachian State University.
The faculty recital begins Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.
The evening’s program features soloists, duets and trios. It opens with “Mazurka Caprice” performed by clarinetist Douglas Miller and pianist John Coffey.
Alicia Chapman will perform an oboe solo – “Arethusa” from Benjamin Britten’s “Six Metamorpheses after Ovid.” Bassoonist Jon Beebe and cellist Kenneth Lurie will perform “Airs de la Renaissance Espagnole” by Daniel Zanettovich.
“Isle of Apples” by Ben Hjertmann will be performed by Andrea Cheeseman, bass clarinet, Rob Falvo, vibraphone and marimba, and Hjertmann, vocalist and guitar.
Soprano Linda Larsen will perform Amy Beach’s “Chanson d’amour” accompanied by cellist Corrine Cassini and pianist Junie Cho.
John Cage’s contemporary composition “4’33”,” pronounced four minutes, thirty-three seconds and known as “the silent piece” will be performed by pianist Thomas Licata.
Other compositions on the program are Fritz Kreisler’s “Grave in the style of W.F. Bach” performed by violist Etic Koontz and pianist Bair Shagdaron, Robert Schumann’s “Ausserst bewegt” from “Kreisleriana” by pianist Junie Cho and Gabriel Fauré’s “Elégie, Op. 24” performed by cellist Corinne Cassini and pianist Rodney Reynerson.
The evening concludes with Mozart’s “Parto, ma tu ben mio” performed by mezzo-soprano Priscilla Porterfield, clarinetist Lynn Beebe and pianist Rodney Reynerson; and Stjepan Sulek’s “Sonata for Trombone and Piano” performed by trombonist Drew Leslie and pianist Junie Cho.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.