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An Evening of Encores will be performed Sept. 15 at Appalachian

BOONE—An Evening of Encores is the focus of a Sept. 15 faculty recital at Appalachian State University. The free program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Organist Joby Bell opens the performance with “Fanfare in D Major” by 19th-century Belgium composer Jacques Lemmens. Bassoonist Jon Beebe will perform Ray Pizzi’s jazz composition “Ode to a Toad.”

Other compositions and faculty performers are clarinetist Douglas Miller and pianist Susan Slingland performing “Gypsy Dance” from Bizet’s “Carmen,” pianist Rodney Reynerson performing Grieg’s “Wedding Day at Troldhaugen,” tuba player Beth Wises performing “Blackbird” by Lennon and McCartney and mezzo soprano Mary Gayle Greene and pianist Slingland performing Gershwin’s “Blah, Blah, Blah.”

Pianist Junie Cho will perform Rachmaninoff’s “Prelude in B-Flat Major, Op. 23, No. 2.” Oboist Alicia Chapman and pianist Hiu-Wah Au will perform Jacques Ibert’s “Tunis-Nefta.”

Trombonist Drew Leslie will be joined by pianist Cho on Sammy Nestico’s “Reflective Mood.”
Schumann’s “Widmung Op.25, No. 1” will be performed by pianist Bair Shagdaron. Electric bass player Greg McCandless will perform “Wood” from Andrew Hannon’s “Elementary Rhythms” for electric bass and audio.

The recital concludes with John Coltrane’s “Mr. P.C.” performed by pianist Keith McCutchen, Rob Falvo on vibraphone and vocalist Lauren Hayworth. Saxophonist Todd Wright and pianist McCutchen will perform “On the Street Where You Live” by Alan Jay Lerner.

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