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ASU's Department of Music to present
Faculty Recital Thursday, Jan. 31
Jan. 23, 2008 --
The Department 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 Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall,
Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.
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 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, Massachusetts, and
a bachelor of music degree from the Hartt School of Music.
Dr. E. Ron Horton, director of jazz studies, joined the faculty of ASU
in 2006. He currently directs the Tribe, the ASU Jazz Lab Band, the ASU
Pre-Collegiate Jazz Band and teaches private improvisation lessons and
fine arts musical. Dr. Horton’s degrees include a doctor of philosophy
and a master of arts in music from the University of Pittsburgh, and 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.
The audience is encouraged to visit the Bradbury Gallery during
intermission. The current exhibition is the 2008 Delta National Small
Prints Exhibition (DNSPE). In its 12th year, the DNSPE promises to be as
interesting as ever with an innovative, thought-provoking, and diverse
set of work. This year's juror, Marjorie Devon, is the director of the
renowned Tamarind Institute.
The concert is free and open to the public.
For more details, please call the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.
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