GIVES FACULTY RECITAL
-- Voice faculty and soprano Maryann Kyle of the School of Music
at The University of Southern Mississippi will present a faculty
recital at 7:30 p.m. April 30 in Marsh Auditorium. Her scheduled
program boasts several works by renowned composers, including Richard
Strauss, Claude Debussy, Cole Porter, Giacomo Puccini and others.
members will join Kyle for the evening, including Ken Ortlepp on
horn and pianist Joe Brumbeloe, who also has arranged two pieces
by Gershwin and Porter for this recital. Guest pianist Theresa Sanchez
will also collaborate. Kyle said the first half of her recital would
be more classical in nature. For the second half of the concert,
she has chosen to perform more contemporary and "fun"
songs of the musical theatre genre, including "Art is Calling
for Me (I Long to Be A Prima Donna)" from "The Enchantress";
"Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life" from "Naughty Marietta";
and "I Hate Men" from "Kiss Me Kate!" The recital
is free to the public. For more information, call (601) 266-6059.
MISS HANDBELLS PREVIEW EUROPEAN FESTIVAL CONCERT
-- To preview a July concert that will be given at the European
Handbell Festival in Amsterdam, Holland, the Carillon Handbell Choir
at The University of Southern Mississippi will perform at 2:30 p.m.
May 2 at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg.
1985 by Dr. Larry Smith, professor of music in the School of Music
at Southern Miss, the Carillon Handbell Choir has developed a regional,
national, and international reputation and has garnered high praise
and respect in the handbell world. The group performs a wide range
of handbell literature including familiar church hymns, traditional
classical arrangements and original compositions for handbells.
In May, the
group will present concerts on a mini-tour through Arkansas, ending
in Greenwood. In addition to the ringing at the European Festival,
the choir will perform in Trier, Germany. As with all their previous
tours, Smith and the students raised their own travel funds.
the home concert is free and open to the public, although donations
will be accepted. For more information, call Smith at (601) 266-5826.
JOINS SOUTHERN MISS BAND FOR CONCERT
-- Frank Kaderabek, who served as principal trumpet of the Philadelphia
Orchestra from 1975 until 1995, will be performing as guest soloist
with the Symphonic Winds at The University of Southern Mississippi
at 7:30 p.m. May 4 in Bennett Auditorium. In addition to his position
with the Philadelphia Orchestra, he also has performed as a member
of the Chicago, Dallas, and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. He is a
frequent guest soloist and clinician, serves on the faculty of the
Curtis Institute of Music and West Chester University, and is on
the board of directors of the International Trumpet Guild.
recorded his second solo compact disc, "Virtuoso," and
will be performing several solo selections featured on this release
with the Symphonic Winds, including Alexander Arutiunian's exciting
Winds, which consist of predominantly music education and music
performance majors, is under the baton of Dr. Steven Moser, associate
professor of music. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for Southern
Miss faculty and staff, senior citizens and children under 12. Admission
for Southern Miss students is free with ID. For tickets, call the
Southern Miss Ticket Office at (601) 266-5418 or 800-844-8425 or
order online at www.usm.edu/tickets.