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Wake Forest University Music Department announces February events

February 10, 2010

Three 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.

33rd Annual Lucille S. Harris and Christopher Giles Competitions in Musical Performance: Feb. 20, 10 a.m. piano competition;1 p.m. open competition

Thirty Wake Forest undergraduate students will compete for cash prizes in an annual competition. Six piano students will perform music of their choice.  Twenty-four students in the open competition will perform music from the 19th century.  

Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 26

Pianist Pamela Howland will perform “Remembering Frédéric: A Musical Conversation between Chopin and George Sand.”  To commemorate the bicentennial of Chopin's birth, the program explores the tortured relationship between the gifted Polish composer and the Frenchwoman George Sand, the writer whose words form the basis for this musical journey in time.

Senior Presidential Scholar Recital:   3 p.m. Feb. 27

Wake Forest senior Emily Sigler, flute, will perform works by Geminiani, Griffes, Telemann, and Dvořák.  Pianist Ann Listokin will provide accompaniment.

For information about any of these events, call (336) 758-5026.

Press Contacts:

Kerry King
(336) 758-6084

Ellen Sterner Sedeno
(214) 546-8893

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