FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2008
CONTACT: Tim Musselman, (615) 898-2493
DUO PEGASUS PERFORMS FREE MARCH 26 CONCERT AT MTSU
(MURFREESBORO)—Duo Pegasus, a clarinet/piano duo from Wisconsin featuring Scott Wright (clarinet) and Linda Halloin (piano), will perform in a free and open concert at 3:30 p.m. March 26 in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
The works Duo Pegasus will perform include Pierre Sancan’s Sonatine, Leo Sowerby’s Sonata, Paquito D’Rivera’s Two Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, John Ireland‘s Fantasy-Sonata and Mike Mower’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano.
Wright and Halloin formed Duo Pegasus in 1998 in Green Bay after performing several chamber music concerts together. The duo has traveled to the United Kingdom to premier a new sonata for clarinet and piano by the acclaimed English composer Michael Mower, performing and teaching during their stay at the Royal Northern Academy of Music in Manchester, the Royal Welsh Academy of Music and Drama in Cardiff in Wales and the University of Chichester.
They have performed and taught at the prestigious Naples Conservatory of Music, performing for musicians from the U.S. 6th Naval Fleet as well as for school children in and around Naples. They have also traveled to Slovakia to perform in the 7th International Festival of Contemporary Music in Bratislava. Their duo’s, which were recorded at the famous Slovakian Radio Hall, were broadcast throughout the country.
In between international engagements, Duo Pegasus frequently travels and performs throughout the U.S., with recent performances in Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, Arkansas, Washington and Oregon.
This concert 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.