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Music Department Presents Woodwind Performer and Adjunct Professor Recital September 3

September 1, 2009

Category: Events, Faculty, Music

MurrayThe Music Department of Catawba College will be presenting multiple woodwind performer and adjunct professor Jack Murray accompanied by Anna Brock in a recital on Thursday night September 3rd at 7:00 P.M. at Catawba College's  Omwake-Dearborn Chapel.
Mr. Murray will be performing Mike Mower's Piccolo Sonata, the Dutilleux Sonatine for Flute, the Cimarosa Concerto for Oboe, Horovitz' Sonatina for Clarinet, Villa-Lobos Fantasia performed on soprano saxophone and Concertino da Camera on alto saxophone.

Jack Murray is in much demand as a woodwind player, playing saxophone, clarinet, flute, and oboe in Broadway shows, symphony orchestras, jazz bands, rock bands and recording work. Mr. Jack played for the Independence Ball for President George W. Bush's Inauguration in Washington D.C. in 2005. He has toured with the Four Tops, the Temptations, and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and has appeared with Michael Feinstein, Linda Eder, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Manhattan Transfer, Slide Hampton, Patti Austin, Rosemary Clooney, Steve Allen, Bernadette Peters, Nancy Wilson, Johnny Mathis, Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme. Jack was named "Most Outstanding Saxophone Performer" at the Mobile Jazz Festival in 1994. Jack Murray is a Yamaha Artist.

Pianist and teacher Anna Brock is a graduate of Oberlin College Conservatory, where she won both chamber music and concerto competitions. She received a DAAD fellowship for graduate study in vocal accompanying in Stuttgart, Germany. Anna has performed in concerts with the North Carolina Dance Theater, the Charlotte Symphony, Charlotte Symphony Oratorio Singers, and played for Broadway touring productions. She was host of the Charlotte Symphony's "Symphony 101" lecture series, and has given pre-concert talks for the Charlotte Symphony and for concerts at Queens University. She currently teaches Music Theory at Charlotte Latin School, and accompanies the School's choirs and music theater productions.

Admission for the event is FREE. For a list of upcoming musical performances, visit the Music Calendar page.






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