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Award-winning horn soloist to perform in Cole Series

September 26, 2012 - Robbie Goodrich
Heidi Lucas, professor of horn at the University of Southern Mississippi, will appear in a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Cole Concert Hall as part of the Cole Performing Arts Series of the SFA School of Music.
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - The Stephen F. Austin State University's School of Music and the Cole Performing Arts Series will present "Music for the Horn: Award-winning Horn Soloist Heidi Lucas in Concert" in a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Cole Concert on the SFA campus.

Lucas, professor of horn at the University of Southern Mississippi, will present a concert of repertoire for horn "that is unique, in that all of the works will be new to the concert stage at SFA," according to Charles Gavin, professor of horn at SFA.

Gavin will join Lucas to perform a set of songs by Johannes Brahms that has been arranged for two horns and piano.

In addition to her extensive chamber music experience, including residencies and tours throughout New England, England, Brazil and as part of the Brevard College's Eric Ewazen Residency, Lucas is currently a member of the Southern Arts Brass Quintet and Category Five, the faculty ensembles at USM. She works with the USM horn students in a variety of horn-related courses, including horn pedagogy, horn literature, horn choir, chamber music and horn jazz. She also conducts the USM Brass Ensemble.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for students. For tickets or more information, call (936) 468-6407.