The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee on April 20, 1975 · Page 89
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The Tennessean from Nashville, Tennessee · Page 89

Nashville, Tennessee
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Sunday, April 20, 1975
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Fisk Festival Music-Filled THE TENNESSEAN, Sunday, April 20, 1975 By LOUIS NICHOLAS A MULTITUDE of con- f certs in the schools this week is headlined by the Fisk University 46th Annual Arts Festival, with Tennessee State University offering a Lyceum Series attraction. The Middle Tennessee State University-Community Chorus (Michael M. Salz-man, director), will join today with the Chicago Chil- Music drens Choir (Christopher Moore, director) in a memorial concert honoring the late Dr. Thor Johnson. The concert, to be given at 3:30 p.m. in the Tennessee Room of the Student Union Building on the M.T.S.U. campus, is being sponsored by the M.T.S.U. student chapter of the Music Educators Na-tional Conference. Net proceeds from the concert will Beethoven's Violin Concerto (Samuel Terranova, so-Joist) ; "Alligator and 'Coon' "Papa's Tune" and "Super Sadness" from Vir- Dramatics and Speech Office, or a self-addressed, stamped envelope should be sent to Chairman, Arts Fes tival, Fisk University, Nashville, 37203, for tickets. The Choir program comprises: Mass in G major (D. 167), Schubert; Isaac Watts Contemplates the Cross, John W. Work III, Schick-salslied, Op. 54, Brahms; Fantasia in C minor for . Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Beethoven. Members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and Mrs. Kennedy will assist in the Beethoven. Jeanne Kirstein Workshop recitalist Thor Johnson His memory to be honored be used by the Chapter to establish the Thor Johnson Scholarship Award for students of the Music Department. The program will include: Motet Vl-Praise the Lord, J.S.Bach; Requiem, Faure, and selections from the German Requiem, Brahms. The Chicago Childrens Choir will sing a group of choral works appropriate to the occasion. Admission is $2, and tax-deductible gifts are requested. For Young People An all-sing of "This Land Is Your Land" will open the Nashville Symphony Orchestra's spring series of Young People's Concerts to be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and on April 29 and 30 at Vander-bilt's Memorial Gymnasium. More than 18,000 Middle Tennessee elementary school students are expected to hear these concerts which will be directed by Harry Lantz, conductor of the Nashville Youth Symphony. Reservations for each class can be made by calling the Symphony House at (615) 329-3033. There will be a charge of 50 cents per student. Also programmed are: Overture, Bouree and Minuets I and II from Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks; Rondo from Faculty Recital Mary Anne Kirk, soprano, will be presented in a faculty recital Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Human Development Laboratory at Peabody College, by Blair Academy of Music. She will be accompanied on piano and harpsichord by Henry Fusner. Robert Taylor, oboe; Christian Teal and Kate Ransom, violins; Evelyn Grau, viola; and David Vanderkooi, cello, will assist. Her program offers: Cantata 202 weichet nur, be-truebteSchatten, Bach, four songs by Schubert; four songs by Faure; and three songs by Richard Strauss. Fisk Festival Opens Fisk University Choir, under the direction of Robert Mauch, with Bernard Hunter, organist, and Anne Gamble Kennedy, pianist, will open the musical portion of the Fisk Festival with a pro-gram in Fisk Memorial Chapel Thursday at 8 p.m. All Festival events are free this year, but tickets should be picked up at the That Intriguing Word Game with a Chuckle EdiMd by CUY R. POIUN - - . . .l : i ui.J OKearrange tne o stiumuicu word below to moke 6 simple words. Print letters of eocn in it uno ui RE G M E E Tj "j I T" G UNSYL TTT1 FN I K A H R E W r iii i i R E T V Y S " I it i I r RE OLOI rj I I I D 0 U N C J -r po I like the one about the little kid who asks his mother if he can go outside and watch the satellites go by. And she says: "All right, but don't ,oo." - 0 Complete the chuckle quoted by falling in the missing words . I - 1- - -- 1 L.l you develop irom ep j uiow. ...... U U . lu 9"" " II I! J I I I l o g NUMBERED j I Yesterday's Scram-leti Answers Lastly Proxy Sheaf Radial - HOSPITAL ' "Did you read about that fella who was sued by the government for operating a monopoly' He owned five ski lodges and a HOSPITAL.' i ' i the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, 1968-71. The program lists: Sonata No. 19 in B-flat (K. 570), Mozart; Ballade No. 4 in F gil Thomson's Louisiana Story, Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain; "Anitra's Dance" and "In the Hall of the Mounin King" from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite; and Bernstein's Overture to Candide. Belmont Chorus The Belmont College Oratorio Chorus, under the direction of Jerry L. Warren, will present Michael Haydn's Te Deum in C (1770) and Joseph Haydn's Mass in B-tlat (Tneresien messe) in Massey Auditorium, Tuesday at 8 p.m. The public is invited. Soloists are Mary Beth Bates and Judy Fly, sopranos; Andra Bradley and Ellen Massie, altos; Claude Haynes and John Link, tenors; and Walt Stock and David Holland, basses. Student instrumentalists will be joined by a group of professional players to form the orchestra. 4 lyceunr Series Also on Thursday at 8 p.m. the Tennessee State University Lyceum Series will present pianist Henry Doskey in recital in the Recital Hall of the Music Building. A native of New Orleans, Doskey has two degrees from Southern Methodist University, and is now at Indiana University.where he is an opera coach and a candidate for the D.M. degree. He has studied with Alexander Uninsky, Mcna-hem Presslcr, Sidney Foster, and Jane Smisor Bas-tien. He won the G.B.Dealey Award in 1968, and the San Angelo, Texas, Young Artists Competition. He was on Henry Doskey Pianist at Tennessee State minor, Chopin; and three Preludes by Debussy and Sonata in B minor, Liszt. The concert is free to the public. One Man Show Fisk Festival's Friday attraction will be Geoffrey Holder, in his One Man Show. A native of Trinidad, Holder is a 20th Century Renaissance man, for he has established an outstanding reputation as dancer, choreographer, singer, painter, stage, screen, and television star, costume de- MUSIC OF THE WEEK Today Middle Tennessee State University-Community Chorus, Chicago Childrens Choir (Memorial concert honoring Thor Johnson), Tennessee Room, Student Union Building, M.T.S.U., Murfreesboro, 3:30 p.m. Admission $2 (Benefit MENC Student Chapter Thor Johnson Scholarship Award). Robert Churchwell and Leonard Morton, trombone (senior recital), Recital Hall, Music Building, Tennessee State University, 3:30 p.m. Free. Rick Brewer (senior recital), Clement Auditorium, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, 8 p.m. Free. Arthur Bradford, bass (senior recital), Memorial Chapel, Fisk University, 8 p.m. Garry Lamb, pianist (senior recital), University Center Auditorium, M.T.S.U., Murfreesboro, 8 p.m. Free. Scarritt College Chapel Choir (Ralph Simpson, director), Scarritt Singers (Sallie Williams, director), Wightman Chapel, Scarritt College for Christian Workers, 8 p.m. (Accompaniment of organ and orchestra). Free. Monday Peabody Choir (Scott Withrow, director), Hill Auditorium, George Peabody College for Teachers. 8 p.m. Free. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Nashville Symphony Orchestra (Young People's Concerts), Memorial Gymnasium, Vanderbilt University, 10:30 a.m. 50 cents admission. Tuesday ' Belmont College Oratorio Chorus (with soloists and orchestra), Massey Auditorium, Belmont College, 8 p.m. Free. Mary Anne Kirk, soprano (faculty recital, Blair Academy of Music), Human Development Laboratory Auditorium, George Peabody College, 8 p.m. Free. Thursday Fisk Concert Choir, Anne Gamble Kennedy, pianist (Festival concert with orchestra and organ), Fisk Chapel, 8 p.m. Admission by ticket. Free. Peabody-Vanderbilt Jazz Ensemble (John Legg, director), Underwood Auditorium, Vanderbilt University, 8 p.m. Free. Henry Doskey, pianist (Lyceum Series), Recital Hall, Music Building, Tennessee State University, 8 p.m. Free. Friday Blair. String Quartet, St. James Episcopal Church. Cumberland Furnace, Tenn. (100-year-old church, still lighted by oil lamps a lamp-light concert), 8 p.m. Free. Collegium Musicum (Denver Sherry, director), Hill Auditorium, George Peabody College, 8 p.m. Free. Jeanne Kirstein, pianist (piano workshop recital), Clement Auditorium, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, 8 p.m. Free. Geoffrey Holder One Man Show (Festival attraction). Fisk Memorial Chapel, 8 p.m. Admission by free ticket. ( Mark Brombaugh, organ; Susan Brombaugh, oboe and English horn (joint recital), Presbyterian Church, Bowling Green, Ky., 8 p.m. Free. Saturday Natalia da Roza, pianist (piano workshop recital), APSU, Clarksville, as above, 8 p.m. Free. Milt Jackson, The Orchestrated Crowd (Festival concert), Fisk Memorial Chapel, 8 p.m. Admission by free ticket. Patsy McEntyre, pianist (senior recital), HDL Auditorium, Peabody college, 8 p.m. Free. Next Sunday Don Jacobs, pianist (graduate recital), HDL Auditorium, Peabody College, 2 p.m. Free. Guy Lombardo and His Orchestra, War Memorial Auditorium, 3 p.m. Admission $6, $5, $4. New York Ballet (Community Concert), Clement Auditorium. APSU, Clarksville, 3 p.m. Season ticket or admission charge. Pamela Smith, saxophone (senior recital), Tennessee State University Recital Hall, 3:30 p.m. Free. Fisk Jubilee Singers; Inez Matthews, soprano; Willis Patterson, baritone (Festival concert), Fisk Memorial Chapel, 8 p.m. Admission by free ticket. Percussion concert (Student Percussion Ensemble and William Wiggins), HDL Auditorium, Peabody College, 8 p.m. Free . . signer, writer, radio personality, and Visting Professor at Yale University's School of the Drama. Holder originally came to Ly kie Aiinrn with liie Awn r this country with his own troupe as a leading exponent of Carribean dances, and successfully appeared with it at Jacob's Pillow, the Spo-leto Festival of Two Worlds and others. He also appeared with the late Josephine Baker on her American tour, was premier danseur in the Metropolitan Opera's productions of Aid a and La Perichole, and has done choreography, costumes and decor for the Harkness Ballet and Ballet Theater. In addition tohis extensive work in the theater, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship for painting in 1957, was commissioned to do a 30-foot mural for the Trinidad Hilton, and has paintings in many private collections. He has had several books published, and has had particularly wide exposure on the television, having won awards for his commercials for British West India Airways, and for 7-Up. The Saturday night Festival attraction will be the Orchestrated Crowd, under the direction of Robert Holmes, with Milt Jackson as the noted guest. Workshop Recitals A piano workshop on Friday and Saturday at Austin Peay State University, lr . ihA'W Vxr- p ol. tits 4 F , ?-ry) A S. " k " uir--HTV H, ' ; . y ' 1 Anne Gamble Kennedy and Robert Mauch Solo pianist and director (or Fisk Concert Choir Clarksville, will feature 8 p.m. recitals in Clement Auditorium that will be free to the public. Jeanne Kirstein's recital on Friday programs: Sonata, Op. 10, No. 3, Beethoven; a piece by John Cage (Miss Kirstein gave a lecture-recital on Cage's piano music last season at Underwood Auditorium); two Etudes, Debussy; and Ballade in G minor, Chopin. Natalia da Roza's recital on Saturday offers: Prelude and Fugue in D major (Well Tempered Clavier II), Bach; Sonata in A-flat major, Op. 110, Beethoven; Ballade in F minor, Chopin; Transcendental Etude No. 8 in C minor, "Wilde Jagd," Liszt; "Los Requiebros" from Goyescas, Granados. In addition to Miss Kirstein's two master class sessions on Saturday, there will be lectures by members of the APSU music faculty on Friday. For further information contact the Music Dept. of APSU, Clarksville, 37040. Jeanne Kirstein studied at th,e Juilliard School of Music and won the Walter W. Naumburg Award, and the Young Artist Award. She has given two Carnegie Hall and . two Town Hall recitals, and has performed widely in this country and in Europe. She gave the world premiere of Gunther Schuller's Piano Concerto which was composed expressly for her. She has recorded the complete piano works of John Cage for Columbia Records. She is Associate Professor of Piano and pianist in residence at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. Dr. da Roza is Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Mississippi. She holds the D.M. A. from North Texas State University, and numbers Robert Silverman, Stefan Bardas, and Jack Roberts among her teachers. PIANOS Rental Purchase Plan DONELSON MUSIC CENTER, INC. SALE! DREXELS UNMATCHED STYLING AND CRAFTSMANSHIP ...A CHOICE OF SOFA AND LOVESEAT' OR SOFA AND TWO CHAIRS... AT THIS EXTRAORDINARY LOW PRICE? INCREDIBLE! Here's an opportunity not to be missed. Not if you've longed for the sumptuous look and richly tailored styling of a Drexel sofa or chair. And you can have it now at truly opportune savings. A superb grouping at an exceptional value featur ing subtle detailing, and relaxing deep-down comfort is now on display at our store. Why not come in now. 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