WFU Music Department announces March concert calendar

Wake Forest University’s department of music will present five concerts in March. All concerts are free and open to the public. Performances are held in Brendle Recital Hall.

March 1: University Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m.
The University Orchestra will perform a concert featuring the Concerto Competition winners. Selections will include “Three American Pieces for Violin and Orchestra” by Lukas Foss, “Una voce poco fa” from “The Barber of Seville” by Giaocchino Rossini as well as other works by Georges Bizet, Camille Saint-Saens and Benjamin Godard. The concert will be conducted by David Hagy, director of orchestra.

March 17: Concert Choir Home Concert, 8 p.m.
Wake Forest’s Concert Choir will begin its 2005 Spring Concert Tour with a performance at home. The 60-member mixed ensemble will perform a variety of sacred and secular music, including works by Gallus Dressler, Josquin des Pres, Orlando Gibbons, Brahms, Haydn, Jeffrey Van and Stephen Paulus. The concert will be directed by Brian Gorelick, director of choral ensembles and associate professor of music. Staff accompanist Joanne Inkman will accompany on piano.

March 19: Senior Flute Recital, 3 p.m.
Wake Forest senior Katharine Livingston will present a senior flute recital. She will perform pieces by Philippe Gaubert, Otar Taktakishvili, Radamés Gnattali and Aaron Copland. Staff accompanist Ann Listokin will accompany on piano.

March 20: An Afternoon of Vietnamese Music, 3 p.m.
Wake Forest student Jason Nguyen will perform a concert entirely of Vietnamese music on the monochord, an acoustic instrument consisting of one string and a movable bridge. Other guest artists will be featured, and the highlight of the concert will be the performance of music from a Vietnamese opera.

March 29: Guest Recital with Italian Recorder Virtuoso David Bellugi, 8 p.m.
Guest performer David Bellugi, recorder, and Professor of Music Peter Kairoff, harpsichord, will perform a concert together. The performance will include selections by Baldassare Galuppi and Georg Philipp Telemann. Bellugi and Kairoff began performing together in the 1970s and have performed in California, New York, Italy, Germany and elsewhere.

For more information about any of these concerts, call 336-758-5364.

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