UW News

May 10, 2007

Guitar duets, piano, bassoon and the UW Gospel Choir among coming School of Music offerings

Guitar duets, Schubert and Beethoven on piano, a faculty recital on bassoon and a choir of more than 100 voices lifted together in gospel music are all being presented by the UW School of Music in coming days.

  • Phyllis Byrdwell will direct the UW Gospel Choir, comprising more than 100 students and community members, in performing numbers both historical and modern in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in Meany Theater. Tickets are $10.

  • Jonathan Shames, pianist, conductor and member of the music faculty at the University of Oklahoma as well as music director for the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, will perform works by Schubert, Beethoven and UW School of Music faculty member Joel-Francois Durand at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, in Brechemin Auditorium. Tickets are $10, www.music.washington.edu/events.

  • Students of Steven Novacek will perform a program of guitar duets at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in Brechemin Auditorium. Tickets are $5, www.music.washington.edu/events.

  • School of Music faculty member and Seattle Symphony principal bassoonist Seth Krimsky will be joined by Kimberly Russ on piano and Matt Kocmieroski on percussion in a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Brechemin Auditorium. The recital will focus on contemporary works, including one by Krimsky himself, eBsn, for modified bassoon with metallic objects. Tickets are $10. www.music.washington.edu/events.

For more information on these events, visit online or call 206-685-8384.