The WVU College of Creative Arts will commemorate Sept. 11 with a performance by the Graduate String Quartet in the lobby of the Creative Arts Center during the lunch hour.

The Quartet will perform for about 20 to 30 minutes, beginning at noon. The group includes Rowan Harvey and Kathryn Gardner, violins; Michelle Pissos, viola; and Boris Khusid, cello. The performance will feature Haydns Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 64. It is open to the public.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4841 ext. 3108.

* WVU professor to perform organ recital at local church to commemorate Sept. 11

  • St. Marys Roman Catholic church in Star City is sponsoring an organ recital by William Haller, professor of music at WVU , as a commemorative event honoring those who lost their lives two years ago on Sept. 11, as well as the fire, police, hospital and clean-up teams who put themselves in jeopardy to do their jobs during the tragedy.

The recital will take place Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. and Dr. Haller will be assisted by WVU music students Jordan Winkler, trumpet, and Kristen Antolini, piano.

The program will be made up of music by American composers and will include the second performance of an organ fantasy based on the hymnBeneath the Cross of Jesus,which was written in honor of Hallers 18year of service as organist at Worthington United Methodist Church by California-based composer Emma Lou Diemer.

Winkler will perform a Fantasy by Leo Sowerby and Anatolini will performAmerican Declarationby Robert Hebble. Both pieces will be performed with organ as a supporting instrument.

The audience will have an opportunity to join in singing the American classicsThis Is My Country,This Land Is Your Land,May There Be Peace, andGod Bless America.

The recital is free and open to the public. St. Marys Roman Catholic Church is located at 3344 University Avenue in Star City. For more information, call William Haller at (304) 293-4841, ext. 3188.