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Herberger College music faculty to present 14 public recitals in spring 2004


January 05, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. – One of the best entertainment deals in the Valley returns to Arizona State University for spring 2004. The Faculty Artist Recital Series, presented by the Herberger College of Fine Arts, will present 14 concerts by top musicians playing a wide variety of instruments.

Two money-saving packages, together with low single ticket prices, make it easy for Valley music lovers to enjoy these professional performances. Faculty in the Herberger College School of Music, who appear as soloists or with prestigious ensembles all over the world, make ASU one of their tour stops.
Venues for the Faculty Artist Recital Series are the Katzin Concert Hall and Evelyn Smith Music Theatre, both of which are located in the Music Building at 40 E. Gammage Parkway on ASU’s main campus in Tempe.

Single tickets to recitals are $5 each and various packages reduce prices even more. The "Pick Six" package is $25, which is a $5 saving. The "Top Ten" package is $30, giving an even bigger saving of $20.

For a brochure, call the School of Music at 480-965-3371 or go to the Herberger College Web site to find the brochure and downloadable order form at http://herbergercollege.asu.edu/facultyseries/. Ticket buyers to the Faculty Artist Recital Series are encouraged to purchase packages, as well as single tickets, in advance. Tickets will be available at the door on a space-available basis.

A full schedule of faculty recitals for spring 2004 follows.


Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., Jan. 24, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Martin Schuring, oboe, with a little help from his faculty friends, presents "The Year 1950." Selections include four works from about 1950: Britten'sSix Metamorphoses, Schuller's Sonata for Oboe and Piano, Canteloube's Rustiques for Reed Trio and Arnold's Sonatina. Schuring's friends are pianist Eckart Sellheim, clarinetist Robert Spring and bassoonist Jeffrey Lyman.

Faculty Artist Recital
2:30 p.m., Jan. 25, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Pianist Jan Thompson, who is a member of The Kent Camerata, will perform with the group in this Faculty Artist Recital. Program selections include the music of Handel, Schumann, Brahms, Ravel, Pasatieri, Bridge and Faure. The Kent Camerata is a professional vocal/instrumental ensemble affiliated with Kent State University's Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. The unique group took its name and inspiration from the Florentine Camerata of the Renaissance. Since its debut tour in Italy in 1995, The Kent Camerata has performed throughout the world.

Faculty Artist Recital
2:30 p.m., Feb. 1, 2004
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
J.B. Smith, percussion.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., Feb. 6, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Danwen Jiang, violin, and Walter Cosand, piano.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., Feb. 7, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Faculty Woodwind Quintet.

Faculty Artist Recital

7:30 p.m., Feb. 11, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
The String faculty (violinists Katie McLin, Danwen Jiang and Jonathan Swartz; violist Nancy Buck; and violoncellist Thomas Landschoot) and pianist Eckart Sellheim will perform the Quintets for Piano and Strings by Schumann (E-flat Major, opus 44) and Brahms' f minor, opus 34.

Faculty Artist Recital
2:30 p.m., Feb. 15, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Baruch Meir, piano.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., Feb. 29, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Daniel Swaim, double bass.

Faculty Artist Recital

7:30 p.m., March 1, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Robert Barefield, baritone, and Jan Thompson, piano.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., March 5, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Walter Cosand, piano.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., March 27, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
“ Double Reeds Can't Dance?” Last year, bassoonist Jeffrey Lyman brought music from the cafes of Paris, and now he's back home digging up bassoon music from jazz clubs, cocktail lounges, and even rock and roll radio. From Chick Corea's Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano to a Latin rock etude by Bill Douglas, Lyman and several colleagues will get their groove on in this laid-back evening.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., March 29, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
String Faculty Chamber Music Concert.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., April 2, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Thomas Landschoot, cello, and Caio Pagano, piano.

Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 p.m., April 3, 2004
Katzin Concert Hall
Admission Price: $5; 480-965-6447
Barbara Bailey-Metz, viola da gamba, and John Metz, harpischord.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Pringle
480-965-8795
jennifer.pringle@asu.edu