FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2008
CONTACT: Tim Musselman, (615) 898-2493
GUEST BASSOONIST SCHILLINGER PLAYS FREE MARCH 24 SHOW AT MTSU
Performer’s Upcoming Concert Promises to be An “Exciting Event,” Stone Says
(MURFREESBORO)—Guest bassoonist Christin Schillinger will perform in a free and open concert at 8 p.m. March 24 in the T. Earl Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU campus.
"I am very excited to have Dr. Shillinger visiting the MTSU campus,” said Maya Stone, MTSU bassoon instructor. “Her recital will be an exciting event."
Schillinger will perform John Steinmetz’s Goodbye, Old Paint: a cowboy song for bassoon and piano, Robert Schumann’s Five Pieces in Folk Style, Opus 102, Marcel Farago’s Phantasy, Opus 40a and Henri Dutilleux’s Sarabande et Cortège.
Assistant professor of bassoon and coordinator of music theory studies for the University of Nevada, Reno, Schillinger is active as an orchestral musician and soloist throughout the U.S. She is currently principal bassoonist with the Reno Chamber Orchestra, second bassoon with the Reno Philharmonic and guest artist at the 2005 International Double Reed Society Conference.
A proponent of new music, Schillinger has assisted in bringing many unknown works to the U.S. She also acts in active collaboration with many composers, including Bill Douglas, Ray Pizzi and Ruben Salazar, to name but three, and has performed with artists such as Horacio Gutiérrez, Angel Romero, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Joan Tower, Leonard Nimoy and El Vira.
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.