FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 15, 2008
CONTACT: Tim Musselman, (615) 898-2493
SIX PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS JOIN FORCES FOR JAN. 28 OBOE RECITAL
(MURFREESBORO)—George T. Riordan will present a faculty oboe recital and be joined by five other professional musicians in a free and open concert at 8 p.m. Jan. 28 in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
Riordan, who is director of the MTSU School of Music, will be joined by faculty and friends Lynn Rice-See (piano), Karen Clarke (violin), Sarah Coté (viola), Chris Stenstrom (cello) and Murray Somerville (harpsichord).
The performance will include Georg Philipp Telemann’s Partita 2 in G Major, Carl Stamitz’s Quartet in D Major, Camille Saint-Saëns’s Sonate pour hautbois avec accompt de piano and Charles Martin Loeffler’s Two Rhapsodies of 1905.
Riordan has performed with modern and period instrument ensembles and orchestras and taught at festivals throughout the country. He is currently principal oboist with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and Belle Meade Baroque.
Rice-See is coordinator of the keyboard area at the MTSU School of
Music, where she teaches piano.
Violinist Clarke has performed with modern and period instrument groups throughout the nation and is currently concertmaster of the Atlanta Chamber Orchestra and Belle Meade Baroque. In 2007, she began teaching at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music after 27 years as professor of violin in the College of Music at Florida State University.
Violist Coté performs with numerous groups throughout the mid-South and serves on the faculties of the MTSU and Belmont University schools of music, as well as the Eastern Music Festival. Cellist Stenstrom is a member of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and is executive director of Alias, the Nashville chamber music ensemble. Additionally, harpsichord player Somerville serves as director of music at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Nashville and the director of Belle Meade Baroque.
The Jan. 28 recital is free and open to the public.
For more information on this and other events in the MTSU School of Music, please visit www.mtsumusic.com or call 615-898-2493.
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