John Bailey, Flute Professor at the UNL Glenn Korff School of Music, will host a faculty recital, Something Old, Something Old, on Tuesday, January 31, at 7:30 pm in Room 119, Westbrook Recital Hall. New” will be held.
Bailey will participate in three works by Christopher Marks on fortepiano and piano and one by Sna Gunther on soprano.
“My recital includes some standards of the flute repertoire, as well as world premieres,” said Bailey. “They are all melodic and interesting, and the whole program is about an hour long.”
The program includes the world premiere of Kurt Necht’s Sonata for Flute and Piano. Knecht is an active performer and composer in Kansas City, in 2009 he obtained his DMA in Composition from UNL. His DMA document “Missa Prolationem” won the Folsom Award as the best dissertation in the University of Nebraska system. He earned his BM in Piano Performance and Theory from the University of Tampa and his MM in Composition from Southern Methodist University.
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The program includes Marks on Ludwig van Beethoven’s ‘Serenade’ op.
Günther wrote Albert Roussel’s “Ronsard’s Poetry” op. 26.
The program concludes with ‘Rêverie et petite valse’ by André Caplet.
Bailey is the Richard H. Larson Distinguished Music Professor (Flute) and member of the Moran Woodwind Quintet, the Resident Faculty Quintet at Glen Corff School of Music. He is the principal flutist of the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra. He is also an active recitalist, lecturer and masterclass teacher. From 2003 to 2004 he served as President of the National Flute Association. For more information on Bailey, please visit https://go.unl.edu/bailey.
Marks is professor of organ music and associate dean of the Rickson Reed College of Fine and Performing Arts. Marks has earned a reputation as an expert in both old and new American organ music due to a series of Seth Bingham recordings and many performances on historic American instruments. For more information on Marks, please visit https://go.unl.edu/marks.
Gunther is an assistant professor of voice in music. She began her career teaching applied vocalization at Berea College, Kentucky, while also being a coach and pianist at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. She has also taught at the University of North Dakota and St. Rose College in Albany, New York. In 2021 she became a faculty member at the Glen She Corf School of Music. As her performer, she has spent the past decade as a “cultural ambassador” for the US State Department. For more information on Gunther, please visit https://go.unl.edu/gunther.
The concert is free and open to the public. There will also be a live webcast. For the link, visit https://music.unl.edu/webcasts on the day of the performance.