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Guest Clarinetist to Perform at SUU

Published: March 16, 2017 | Author: Ashley Pollock | Category: Arts

Jessica LindseyOn Thursday, March 23, Guest Clarinetist, Dr. Jessica Lindsey, will perform with the accompaniment of Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel on the piano. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorley Recital Hall of the Music Building on SUU’s campus. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

During the performance, the audience will hear Lullaby for Bass Clarinet and Piano composed by Sheila Silver, Solitude for Clarinet and Piano composed by Lauren Bernofsky, and Sonata for Clarinet and Piano composed by Marga Richter. On March 25, 2017, Dr. Lindsey and Dr. Bohnenstengel will be presenting a Lecture Recital about Lullaby at the College Music Society Rocky Mountain Chapter Conference at Eastern New Mexico University.

Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel, Assistant Professor of Piano at SUU, said, “We met and coached with Sheila Silver and Marga Richter last spring. We performed a recital at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte called Set No Limits - Music of Women Composers. The Sonata and Solitude will be included on our CD, Set No Limits, that will be published by Albany Records.” 

Dr. Lindsey is currently Assistant Professor of Clarinet at UNC- Charlotte and has taught clarinet, saxophone, and music related courses as Visiting Music Faculty at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and as an adjunct instructor at Doane College, Concordia University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Southeast Community College. Active in her local music communities, Dr. Lindsey has performed with the Charlotte Symphony, Fairbanks Symphony, Opera Fairbanks, ProMusica Colorado, the Lincoln Symphony, the Omaha Symphony, the Nebraska Chamber Orchestra, and the New Music Agency.

When asked about her upcoming concert at SUU, she said, “I love coming to work with students and faculty at SUU. My long time performance partner, Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel, is a delightful host and we have been working on this music by women composers for some time now. I am excited to share more of it with the SUU community. The students here work very diligently and are very open to my ideas and suggestions!”

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Dr. Jessica Lindsey and Dr. Christian Bohnenstengel in person before their CD is published by Albany Records. For more information, please visit www.suu.edu/pva/music.


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