Guest Flute Recital with Dr. Candice Behrmann Tenney at SUU

Published: January 14, 2021 | Author: Ashley H Pollock | Category: Arts

Dr. Candice Behrmann TenneySouthern Utah University’s Department of Music welcomes guest flutist, Dr. Candice Behrmann Tenney, to teach a master class to SUU music students and perform a concert for the public on the Thorley Recital Hall stage Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. She will be playing the Flute Sonata, op. 94 by Sergei Prokofiev, In Ireland by Hamilton Hardy, Tarantella for Flute and Clarinet by Camille Saint-Saens, and an arrangement of Spain for flute and soprano saxophone. She will be accompanied by members of SUU’s music faculty. This concert is free and open to the public through the following link https://suu-edu.zoom.us/j/92855566162.

Behrmann Tenney teaches Flute, Chamber Music, and Music Appreciation at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. She is also the Woodwind Specialist at Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a frequent recitalist and chamber musician, Candice has given concerts and master classes throughout the United States. She is also a frequent performer at The National Flute Convention, The College Music Society, Sigma Alpha Iota and State Conventions.

Benjamin Bradshaw, Director of Woodwind Studies at SUU, shares, “Master classes taught by professional artists are a great way to provide different perspectives about technique and interpretation for our students. Hearing professional musicians play is a good way to open up their ears to the musical possibilities and goals that they should strive for. A famous composer once said, ‘Whenever a good musician comes to town, you should go and listen!’”

While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) she was awarded the Graduate Student Leadership award for the Hixon Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts for her contributions to the School of Music and the Graduate Student Association. She was also a founding member of the Graduate Musicians' Organization at UNL which promotes music scholarship and continuing education for the graduate student body. Behrmann Tenney received her Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She also holds a Bachelors in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Utah.

Experience the beautiful sounds of the flute with Dr. Candice Behrmann Tenney on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. For more information about the Department of Music at SUU, please visit www.suu.edu/pva/music.

About the College of Performing and Visual Arts

The College of Performing and Visual Arts (CPVA) at Southern Utah University comprises 26 academic programs including liberal arts (BA/BS) and professional (BFA, BM, BMEd) degrees in art, design, dance, music and theatre. It includes graduate programs in the fields of arts administration (MFA, MA), music education (MME), and music technology (MM). More than 60 full-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring nearly 800 majors in the College. CPVA presents over 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year and is affiliated with the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Festival, and the Center for Shakespeare Studies. Southern Utah University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, visit www.suu.edu/pva.

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