TAMIU Faculty Music Recital Set for Monday, Sept. 27, Benefits Students
The Faculty Musical Extravaganza, hosted by Texas A&M International
University's College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Fine and Performing
Arts is scheduled for Monday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center
for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.
Tickets, priced at $20, will support the Student Scholarship Fund. Anyone
with at TAMIU ID will be admitted for free and students of all ages will
be admitted for free.
Faculty members Dr. Gilberto Soto, Dr. Fritz Gechter, Dr. Susan Berdahl,
Brendan Townsend, Jennifer Clark, Suzanne Ramo, Dr. Mazias De Oliveira,
and John Reimund will perform a wide variety of pieces. Dr. Soto will
perform the self-authored guitar piece "Rio Grande Suite." Other
music includes a duet from Guiseppe Verdi's La Traviata, and Franz Liszt's
Concert Etude No. 39, "Un Sospiro."
Brendan Townsend, assistant professor and co-organizer of the event,
said the evening would include something for everyone.
"The music covers everything from Dr. Soto's original composition
to chamber music, composed by Beethoven; and Drs. Berdahl and Gechter
and myself will be playing a jazzy 20th century composition. There's something
for all tastes," said Townsend.
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of Fine and Performing Arts at 326.3039 or e-mail email@example.com.
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