May 16, 2005

Honors recital features young musicians

by Paula Davenport

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Accomplished young musicians in the Egyptian Suzuki School will perform a first-ever honors recital at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19, at the Old Baptist Foundation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Admission is free.

In all, 13 soloists in violin, piano, guitar and cello will perform as will a 12-member student string ensemble.

A second recital, featuring all the school's young musicians, is set for 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 22, at the Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The SIUC School of Music helps sponsor the Suzuki program.

For more information, call Paula Allison at 618/453-2541.

Providing cultural outreach is one of the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the master plans the University is following as it nears its 150th birthday in 2019.