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Clarinetist Lignitz-Hahn to perform at SFA

September 28, 2015 - Robbie Goodrich
Dr. Kellie Lignitz-Hahn

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Dr. Kellie Lignitz-Hahn, assistant professor of clarinet at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, will perform a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Cole Concert Hall on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus.

Joining Hahn will be colleague Sehee Lee, lecturer of piano and collaborative piano at Texas A & M University-Kingsville. Among the featured works will be Malcom Arnold's Sonatina and Grammy-winning composer Libby Larsen's "Licorice Stick."

Other pieces on the program include Andre Bloch's "Denneriana," Serban Nichifor's "Carnyx" and Béla Kovács' "Hommage à Manuel de Falla."

Hahn is principal clarinetist of the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, and she plays with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Corpus Christi Ballet. As a chamber musician, she has performed in various small ensembles with fellow music faculty at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, including performances with the TAMUK Woodwind Quintet and the flute, clarinet, and piano ensemble, Vista Trio. As an active clinician and lecturer throughout the United States, Hahn has presented clinics on the TMEA All-State Etudes at the Texas Bandmasters Association.

Pianist Lee, a native of Korea, has appeared as a collaborative pianist in a variety of venues across the United States, Germany, Luxembourg and Korea. She is a founding member of the LOS Trio with flutist JinHee Oh and cellist Hyon Jae Song. Her trio won the Alexander & Buono International Competition and has been invited to perform in the winner's recital in New York, New York. Lee performs more than 50 recitals with singers and instrumentalists every year throughout the United States and Korea.

Tickets for this Cole Performing Arts Series recital are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.