Harpsichordist Sylvia Hazlerig Presents Concert March 28
Spend an evening at Texas A&M International University and enjoy
a concert by former Laredoan and harpsichordist Sylvia Hazlerig (photo),
Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Fine
and Performing Arts Recital Hall.
This event is free and open to the public.
Hazlerig will perform "Four Homages to Bach," a piece she
composed specifically to perform with members of the University faculty
- Dr. Gilberto Soto, chair of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts
on guitar; Dr. Susan Berdahl, assistant professor of music on flute; and
Jennifer Clark-Cahill, assistant professor on viola. She will also interpret
the works of composers including William Byrd, Henry Purcell, Francois
Couperin, Johann Pachelbel, Georg Philipp Telemann, Pietro Domenico Paradisi,
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Domenico Scarlatti and Johann Sebastian Bach.
The former Laredoan was born in Wyoming, but spent most of her life
in Texas. She holds a master of arts degree in music literature from Central
Missouri State University and a bachelor of music composition and theory
degree from the University of North Texas. She also formed part of the
music and dance department faculty at Laredo Community College for 19
years, where she taught piano, strings, music theory, music appreciation,
and music literature. She retired in 1997 and moved to Colorado, where
she remains active as a performer and composer.
Hazlerig will also present a brownbag lecture on "Women Composers"
as part of TAMIU's celebration of Women's History Month on Tuesday,
March 29 at noon in the CFPA Sam Johnson Black Box Theater.
For more information on the recital, please contact Dr. Soto at 326.2649,
e-mail at email@example.com or visit
offices located in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, room 217C.
For information on the brownbag lecture, contact Dr. Mehnaaz Momen,
assistant professor of public administration and political science and
event coordinator at 326.2631, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit offices in the Killam Library 418A.
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