The Viognier Duo, featuring violinist Patricia van der Sloot and pianist Catherine Crotty, will present a recital Sunday (Dec. 7) at West Virginia University .

The duo, joined by harpsichordist Jack Crotty , will perform at 3 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall of the Creative Arts Center . The concert is free and open to the public.

The program will include works by George Frideric Handel, Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky and Maurice Ravel.

Van der Sloot earned both her bachelors and masters degrees in violin performance at the Eastman School of Music and spent 13 years playing and teaching music in Canada before moving to Morgantown in 2003.

She was a member of the Calgary Philharmonic and the Edmonton Symphony. She also performed and recorded for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. with various chamber orchestras and was a member of the Rococo String Quartet.

Catherine Crotty is a member of the WVU Community Music faculty. She holds two degrees in piano performancea bachelors from WVU and a masters from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

For more than 20 years, she served as principal keyboardist with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. She has performed extensively as a chamber musician and accompanist.

Jack Crotty is a member of the WVU music faculty and serves as coordinator of music theory. He received degrees from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at 304-293-4841 ext. 3168.