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Flutist Göran Marcusson to present a guest recital March 2 at Appalachian

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Göran Marcusson, a renowned flutist from Sweden, will present a guest recital at 6 p.m. March 2 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. His pianist will be Dr. Rodney Reynerson, a professor of piano and the keyboard coordinator at Appalachian.

This is a Hayes School of Music event. Admission is free.

Marcusson plays with the GotesborgsMusiken Chamber Ensemble in Sweden in addition to presenting solo recitals and leading master classes throughout the United States, South America and Europe. He has introduced many new pieces into the repertoire for flute. His CDs have received rave reviews. They include “The Nordic Flute”; “The Swedish Romantic Flute,” with the strings of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra; and “American Sonatas.”

Marcusson’s March 2 program will include Niccolò Paganini’s “Caprice No. 24 in A Minor”; Marin Marais’ “Les Folies d’Espagne”; André Jolivet’s “Cinq Incatations”; and Sergei Prokofiev’s “Sonata, Op. 94.”

Also featured will be “Lawn Tennis” and “To the Roses,” movements from Wilhelm Peterson-Berger’s “Flowers from Frösoö.”

About the Hayes School of Music

The Hayes School of Music prepares young musicians for professional lives as performers, composers, music educators, music therapists, conductors and music industry professionals, ensuring the next generation of musical leadership for the state, region and nation. Noted for quality instruction by national and internationally recognized faculty musicians, the school offers four undergraduate degree programs and three graduate-level programs.

About Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.