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Wake Forest music department announces March events

March 5, 2009

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

Special Performance--“In C”:  11 a.m., March 19 

In conjunction with Wake Forest’s “Creativity: Worlds in the Making” symposium, string students from Wake Forest’s music department will perform Terry Riley’s minimalist piece “In C.”  The performance will be held in the Charlotte & Philip Hanes Art Gallery located in the Scales Fine Arts Center. 

Senior Presidential Scholar Recital: 3 p.m., March 22

Senior Presidential Scholar and flutist Lauren Klinzing will present a recital featuring works by Jules Mouquet, Joachim Andersen, George Bizet and others.  The recital will also include guest performances by Klingzing’s father, Jim, on piano and Wake Forest senior Jacqueline Ely on harp. 

Concert Choir Home Concert—“The Choral Voice Recital”: 7:30 p.m., March 24  

The Wake Forest Concert Choir will present its annual fundraising home concert to help cover travel expenses for the choir’s second international tour to Italy in 2010.  The concert will feature five sets of sacred and secular choral works from four style periods sung in four languages.  The choir will perform works by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Mozart, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Eric Whitacre and Moses Hogan.  Also during the concert, senior music major Ernest Lewis will conduct the world premiere of his composition “Music for the Journey,” a set of choral anthems based on texts by black poets.  Tickets are available at the door.  Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for students with WFU ID.  To reserve tickets, call (336) 758-5364. 

Wake Forest Consort Concert—“Music from the Courts of Medieval Europe”: 7:30 p.m., March 26

The Wake Forest Consort will perform a concert featuring music from the courts of Medieval Europe.  Performers include: Teresa Radomski, soprano; Selina Carter, early strings; Helen Rifas, harp; and Stewart Carter, early winds.

Student Recital: 3 p.m., March 29

Senior harpist Jaqueline Ely will present a recital that will include works by Gabriel PiernĂ©, Benjamin Britten, George Bizet and Deborah Henson-Conant.  Guest performers will include Klinzing, on flute, Ely’s father, John, on guitar, and Wake Forest freshman Lucy Lan on violin.  

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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