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Department of Music presents
performance in Faculty Recital Series
Feb. 29, 2008 --
of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will present
the third concert in the 2007-2008 Faculty
Recital Series featuring Joe Bonner, Lauren Schack Clark, E. Ron Horton,
and Ed Owen with special guests Brittany Betts and Julie Stapelman on
Tuesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center, 201
Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. The concert is free and open to the public.
will include performances of “Three
American Pieces for Flute and Piano” by Lukas Foss, “Sonata
in Mixed Meters for Solo Piano” by Minnesota composer
Wynn-Anne Rossi, “Concertino Classico” by Joseph Horovitz, “Eiffel Tower
Polka” by Francis Poulenc, “Sonata for Tuba and Piano” by Trygve Madsen,
and “Moses Variations” by Niccolo Paganini.
Flutist Joe Bonner, assistant professor of music at ASU, received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Houston and his Master of
Arts degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. Presently he is
principal flutist of the Delta Symphony Orchestra in Jonesboro.
Dr. Lauren Schack Clark is assistant professor of
piano and keyboard activities supervisor at ASU. She holds a Doctor of
Musical Arts degree from Boston University, a Master of Music in piano
performance and pedagogy from Northwestern University, a graduate
diploma from the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Mass., and a
Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music.
Dr. E. Ron Horton, director of jazz studies, came to ASU in 2006. He
currently directs the Tribe, the ASU Jazz Lab Band, and the ASU
Pre-Collegiate Jazz Band. He also teaches private improvisation lessons
and fine arts musical. Dr. Horton’s degrees include a Doctor of
Philosophy degree and a Master of Arts in music from the University of
Pittsburgh, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the
University of North Texas.
Dr. Ed Owen is assistant professor of music at ASU, where he
teaches applied tuba and euphonium, conducts the ASU Tuba and Euphonium
Ensemble and Brass Choir, and serves as graduate program supervisor. He
currently performs as principal tuba of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
and Brass Quintet, the Delta Symphony Orchestra, and the ASU Brass
Quintet. He received the Bachelor of Arts in music education from
Arkansas Tech University, the Master of Music in performance, and the
Doctor of Musical Arts in performance and literature from the University
of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
For more details, please call the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.
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