Stephen F. Austin State University


SFA's Music Prep announces spring recital schedule

April 3, 2018
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Music Preparatory Division in the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will begin its spring recital schedule with a performance of The Celtic Harp Band at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in Cole Concert Hall.

The band features harp students of Emily Mitchell, harp instructor and SFA artist-in-residence. Cole Concert Hall is located in the Tom and Peggy Wright Music Building on the SFA campus.

Piano students of Linda Parr will perform at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at First United Methodist Church, 201 E. Hospital St.

Piano students of SFA music major instructors and students of Dr. Mario Ajero will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in the Music Recital Hall in the Wright Music Building.

The Piney Woods Youth Orchestra, directed by Dr. Evgeni Raychev, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, in Cole Concert Hall.

Violin students of Dr. Jennifer Dalmas and cello students of Raychev will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in the Music Recital Hall.

The SFA Young Violinists, featuring students of Brenda Josephsen, will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the Music Recital Hall.

On Saturday, May 12, piano students of Theresa Moon will perform at 2:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall, followed by a performance of "May Madness," a unique recital by Linda Parr's piano students demonstrating "having fun with families, friends and guests" through music, at 4 p.m. in Cole Concert Hall.

The final spring recital will feature the piano students of Mary Cooper performing at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13, in Cole Concert Hall.

All recitals are free and open to the public.

For a complete listing of classes and types of instruction available through the Music Preparatory Division, visit or contact Director Pat Barnett at (936) 468-1291.

By Robbie Goodrich
University Marketing Communications
(936) 468-2605