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Saxophone and piano duo perform Oct. 9

BOONE—Saxophonist Connie Frigo will present a guest recital Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Frigo will be accompanied by pianist Greg Hankins. Admission is free.

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Frigo is an assistant professor of saxophone at the University of Georgia. Her career includes six years with the U.S. Navy Band, Washington, D.C.; seven years touring nationally as the baritone saxophonist with the New Century Saxophone Quartet; and faculty positions at the University of Tennessee and the University of Maryland.

Hankins is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He is a freelance pianist based in Athens, Ga. Hankins has performed with members of the Atlanta Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Sotte Voce Quartet and Georgia Brass Band.

The musicians will perform “Sonate” by Paul Hindemith, “Mörgen” by Richard Strauss, the third movement from “Piano Sonata No. 2” by Charles Ives, “Billie” written by Jacob ter Veldhuis for alto saxophone, piano and boombox, “Hot Sonate” by Erwin Schulhoff, “Spiegel im Spiegel” by Arvo Pärt and “The Devil’s Rag” by Jean Matitia.

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