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Wake Forest music department announces February events

January 28, 2009

Five events will be presented by the Wake Forest University Department of Music in February.  All events will be held in Brendle Recital Hall and are free and open to the public. 

Faculty Wind Quintet Concert--“Music from Around the World”:  7:30 p.m., Feb. 3 The chamber music concert will feature Wake Forest music faculty members Kathryn Levy, flute; Anna Lampidis, oboe; Eileen Young, clarinet; Rebecca Libera, bassoon; and Bob Campbell; horn performing ethnic music from Latin America, Eastern Europe and Hungary.

Guest Performance by Lutenist Claudio Hernández: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 5

Chilean lutenist Claudio Hernández is recognized as one of the finest specialists in Renaissance lute music.  He will perform a program of French baroque music, featuring works of Pierre Gaultier and Rene Mesangeau. Hernández studied in Milan, Italy, and teaches at the School of Modern Music in Santiago, Chile.

Faculty Recital: 3 p.m., Feb. 8

To celebrate Black History Month, Wake Forest faculty members Richard Heard, tenor; Barbara Caprilli, soprano; and Pamela Howland, piano will perform a recital featuring art songs and spirituals by black composers.

32nd Annual Lucille S. Harris and Christopher Giles Competitions in Musical Performance:  Feb. 21, 1 p.m., open competition; 7 p.m., piano competition. 

Thirty-six Wake Forest undergraduate students will compete for cash prizes in an annual competition.  Students in the open competition will perform music from 1901 to the present.  Piano students will perform music of their choice plus a work by Bach.

University Orchestra Concert: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 24

The concert will feature Wake Forest students and Concerto Competition winners: Evelyn Eisele, piano; Daniel Ruehr, violin; Andre Nguyen, clarinet; Meghan Wilson, oboe.

For information about any of these events, call (336) 758-5364.

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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