January 22, 2004

School of Music sets free recitals

by K.C. Jaehnig

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Proving once again that you can get something for nothing, Southern Illinois University Carbondale's School of Music will present a number of free recitals this semester. Except where noted, they will take place in the Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall northwest of the University Museum.

Expanding cultural outreach programs is among the goals of Southern at 150, the blueprint for the development of the University by the time it celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019.

Times and dates can change; check with the school at 618/536-8742 before you go. Here's what you can expect to hear.




  • Faculty members Michael Barta, violin, and Heidi Louise Williams, piano, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29


  • Guest artist Daniel Paprocki, clarinet, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30




  • Guest artists Cavani String Quartet with poet Mwatabu Okantah, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1


  • Heartland Honor Band Festival, Shryock Auditorium, 3 p.m. Feb. 7


  • Guest artist William Brown, tenor, and faculty member Wilfred Delphin, piano, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10


  • SIUC Egyptian Suzuki Piano recitals (director Paula Allison, piano coordinator Alyce Ward), 1 p.m., 2 p.m. Feb. 15


  • Faculty member Eric Lenz, violoncello, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18


  • SIUC Egyptian Suzuki School Strings solo recitals (director Paula Allison), 4-7 p.m. Feb. 19


  • Composers recital (director Frank Stemper), 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23


  • Guest artist Julia Heinen, clarinet, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24



  • Faculty member Melissa Mackey, bassoon, 7:30 p.m. March 4


  • Guest artist Scott Air Force Tuba Quartet, tuba and euphonium ensemble, 7:30 p.m. March 16


  • Guest artist Diana Peoples, piano, 5 p.m. March 19


  • Guest artist P. Kellach Waddle, double bass, 7:30 p.m. March 25


  • Guest artist Pinotage, contemporary music ensemble, 7:30 p.m. March 31




  • SIUC Egyptian Suzuki Piano recitals (director Paula Allison, piano coordinator Alyce Ward), 1 p.m., 2 p.m. April 4


  • Guest artist Roslyn Dunlop, clarinet, 7:30 p.m. April 6


  • Clarinet ensemble recital (director Eric Mandat), 7:30 p.m. April 9


  • SIUC Egyptian Suzuki School's preschoolers perform Wiggles 'n' Tunes (instructor Alyce Ward), 2 p.m., 3 p.m. April 18


  • SIUC jazz combos (director Philip Brown), 7:30 p.m. April 21, Quigley Auditorium




  • SIUC Egyptian Suzuki Schools ensemble and solo recitals (director Paula Allison), 3-5 p.m. May 8