The West Virginia University Faculty Piano Quartet will present its first concert of the season Tuesday, Oct. 25, with a program featuring works by Joaqu�n Turina and Johannes Brahms.

The event begins at 8:15 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (200A) of the Creative Arts Center and is free and open to the public.

Performers on the program will be Mikylah McTeer, violin, William Skidmore, cello, Andrea Houde, viola, and James Miltenberger, piano.

Included on the program will be: “Quartet in A Minor, Op. 67” by Turina (1882-1949) and “Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25” by Brahms (1833-1897).

Turina was an outstanding Spanish pianist and composer. Having studied in Paris, he returned to his native Madrid to compose music in a style of folk music of his native Spain.

The Brahms Quartet is one of three written by the composer, and its final movement titled “Alla Zingarese” is one of his most notable efforts to include the style of Hungarian gypsy music in his writing. It is extremely energetic—typical of gypsy dancing.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4359.

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CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts
304-293-4359, Charlene.Lattea@mail.wvu.edu

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