BOONE—Two faculty recitals and a program presented by two alumni, a faculty member and a student from the Hayes School of Music are scheduled for the end of February in Broyhill Music Center. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
A faculty recital featuring trombonist Drew Leslie and tubaist Beth Wiese will be presented Sunday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in Rosen Concert Hall. Leslie and Wiese will be accompanied by pianists Junie Cho and Susan Slingland.
The recital opens with “Concert Etude, Op. 49” by Alexander Goedicke, featuring Leslie and Cho. Wiese and Cho will perform Trygve Madsen’s “Sonata for Tuba and Piano Op. 34.”
Next on the program is “render” by Tyler Kline written for bass trombone and electronics. The work was commissioned by John Douglas Handshoe and the 2015 Trombone+Electronics Consortium. Wiese returns to the stage for William Kraft’s “Encounters II.”
Additional works on the program are “Ballade for Trombone and Piano” by Eugene Bozza, performed by Leslie and Cho; two tangos by Astor Piazzolla performed by Wiese and Slingland and “Devil’s Waltz” by Steven Verhelst performed by Leslie and Wiese.
Also on Feb. 28, alumni and pianists Ingrid Forsyth and David Haskins will be joined by faculty member Corinne Cassini and graduate student Nick Paolino, both cellists, for a performance at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. “An Evening of Piano Trios” includes performances of Claude Debussy’s “Piano Trio in G Major” and Johannes Brahms’ “Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8.”
A Feb. 29 concert featuring music by women composers will begin at 8 p.m. in Rosen Concert Hall. The concert ushers in Women’s History Month, which is celebrated in March.
Pianist Reeves Shulstad will perform Peggy Glanville-Hicks’ “Prelude for a Pensive Pupil.” Soprano Jennifer Sterling Snodgrass and guitarist David Marvel will perform Dolly Parton’s “Eagle When She Flies” and “I Will Always Love You.”
Bassoonist Jon Beebe will perform “Porini, Porini, Porini!” by Diana McIntosh.
The Appalachian Treble Choir will perform a composition based on the poems of Emily Dickenson by Emma Lou Diemer and “How the Flowers Came” by Eleanor Daley.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The 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 to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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