The concertwhich begins at 8:15 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall will feature Mikylah Myers McTeer on violin, Francesca Arnone on flute and Lucy Mauro on piano. The performance is free and open to the public.
The Division of Music program will includePastoraleby Hendrik Andriessen,Luminosityby WVU music faculty member David Taddie ,Sonate for Flute, Violin and Pianoby Bohuslav Martin�?¯ andSonata in A Majorby César Franck.
McTeer maintains an active chamber music and solo performance schedule. She earned a bachelors degree from Oberlin College of Music and a masters degree and doctorate from the University of Houstons Moores School of Music, where she studied with renowned violinist Fredell Lack. During that time, she regularly performed with the Houston Symphony and the Houston Grand Opera.
She was also a violinist with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. She was previously concertmaster of the San Juan Symphony and assistant professor of violin and viola at Fort Lewis College. She was also founder, artistic director and conductor of the Durango Youth Symphony.
Arnone is a member of the Laureate Wind Quintet and director of the WVU Flute Choir. She earned flute performance degrees from Oberlin, the San Francisco Conservatory and the University of Miami. She served as principal flutist with the Boise Philharmonic for four seasons and has played piccolo with the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra since 1997. Prior to this, she was co-principal flutist and piccolo specialist with the Orquesta Sinfnica de la Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico.
She has performed with the Florida Philharmonic, the Florida West Coast Symphony, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, the Missouri Chamber Orchestra and the Orquesta Sinfnica de Tenerife in Spain, among others. She has been both a flute and piccolo concerto soloist in the United States and Mexico.
Mauro is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, where she obtained bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. She frequently conducts master classes, workshops and other presentations, often with tenor Donald George.
She has performed at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress and the Embassy of Poland in Washington, D.C., among other venues. Last summer, she and George were guest artists at the Asolo Song Festival and Institute in Italy and the International Performing Arts Institute in Germany, where Mauro is also a faculty member. Upcoming performances include the 2009 Mozart Festival in Wuerzburg, Germany.
For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at 304-293-4841 ext. 3108.