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KU School of Music presents spring Graduate Honor Recital on Feb. 17

Thursday, February 13, 2014

LAWRENCE - Thirteen students from the University of Kansas School of Music will perform in the spring Graduate Honor Recital. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 in Swarthout Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The School of Music students performing are as follows (listed in performance order):

KU Trumpet Quintet is comprised of trumpet performance majors Erik Mahon, D.M.A. student; Ethan Bartley, B.M. student; Marina Hague, B.M. student; Michael Raehpour, B.M.E. student; and Michael Solomon, B.M.E. student - all students of Steve Leisring, associate professor of trumpet. The quintet will perform Idea Number Twenty-Four by Terry Everson.

Inge Buniardi, piano, is a D.M.A. student in piano performance studying with Steven Spooner, associate professor of piano. She will perform “Prelude No. 12 in G# minor” andPrelude No. 13 in Db Major” from Sergei Rachmaninov’s Preludes, Op. 32. Buniardi is from Jakarta, Indonesia.

Ying Tang, piano, is a D.M.A. student in piano performance from Hunan, China studying with Jack Winerock, professor of piano. She will perform “Première communion de la Vierge” from Oliver Messiaen’s Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus.

Cassie Banion, soprano, is a M.M. student in vocal performance studying with Julia Broxholm, associate professor of voice. She will perform Chère Nuit by Alfred Bachelet. Banion is from Shawnee, KS.

Robbie Harvey, alto saxophone, is a D.M.A. student in saxophone performance from Maplewood, NJ studying with Vince Gnojek, professor of saxophone. Harvey will perform Robert Muczynski’s Sonata, Op. 29.

Ji Hye Lee, piano, is a D.M.A. student in piano performance studying with Richard Reber, professor of piano. She will perform two movements (“Primeval Sounds,” “Proteus”) from George Crumb’s Makrokosmos, Vol. I. Lee is from KyungGi Do, South Korea.

KU Saxophone Quartet I is comprised of saxophone performance majors David Berrios, M.M. student; Robbie Harvey, D.M.A. student; Zak Pischnotte, D.M.A. student; and Carl Spaeth, D.M.A. student - all students of Vince Gnojek, professor of saxophone. The quartet will perform Andante et Scherzo by Eugène Bozza.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.

Media Contact:
J.D. Warnock
KU School of Music
785-864-9742
jdwarnock@ku.edu



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