April 5, 2011
Spring Musical Arts Concert Features BFA Presentation and Debut of New Work
The Lake Erie College Music Department will present a special edition of its annual Spring Musical Arts Concert, Sunday, May 1, at 4:00pm in Morley Music Hall.
The program will feature Lake Erie College senior, Deborah Hoffman, who, in musical collaboration with guest-artists, Lisa Wilson, oboe, and Jennifer Brewer, soprano, will be performing her final work for her BFA degree. The concert will also present the premier performance of the new cantata, Spring Haiku – Verses to the Victims of 3-11-11, written by music professor, Paul Gothard III.
The Lake Erie College Chorus and Flute Choir will join forces to present “How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place” from Johannes Brahms’ Requiem, arranged by Judith Elias, who will also appear as flute soloist in the cantata and conduct the Flute Choir in her own adaptation of Ashgrove. Additionally, the concert will include College Organist, Dr. Mark Bell, in a performance of the Partita for Organ, Op. 8/1 by Hugo Distler. Other composers represented on the program will be Jacques Castérède, Paul Hindemith, Palestrina, Vivaldi, Mozart, Fauré and Michael Head.
The concert is free and open to the community. Reservations are not required. For more information, please contact Paul Gothard at 440.375.7030 or at firstname.lastname@example.org