NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Faculty members of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will be the featured performers during the second Pi Kappa Lambda Music Faculty Showcase presented this academic year to raise funds for music scholarships. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
The concert showcases the talents of the diverse School of Music performing faculty, according to Dr. Jamie Weaver, associate professor of music history at SFA and president of Pi Kappa Lambda honors society. Proceeds from the concert fund scholarships for deserving SFA music majors selected by the honors society.
“Sponsored by the university music honors society, the concert features a wide variety of instruments, voices and musical styles in brief, audience-friendly performances,” Weaver said. “Faculty members look forward to this concert because we have the chance to perform for each other as well as for our students and friends.”
Faculty performers will be Christopher Ayer, clarinet; Deborah Dalton, James Held, Nita Hudson, Scott LaGraff, voice, with guest artist Kimberly LaGraff; Larry Greer, guitar; Christina Guenther, flute; Jennifer Dalmas, violin; Melissa Nabb, viola; Evgeni Raychev, cello; Deb Scott, trombone; J.D. Salas, bass; Brad Meyer, percussion; and Mary Cooper, Thomas Nixon, Hyun Ji Oh and Ron Petti, piano. The performance also features former music faculty member Shirley Watterston, piano.
The recital is a joint presentation of the SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music and is a feature of the 2019-20 Friends of Music Concert Series. Cole Concert Hall is located in the Wright Music Building at 2210 Alumni Drive.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For tickets or more information, visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu or call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.