February 3, 2016

Gershwin, Bach, Mozart music featured in upcoming SVSU concert

Saginaw Valley State University's Department of Music will present "Music Majors in Recital" Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

The performance, in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall, is free and open to the public.

SVSU students majoring in music and music education as well as SVSU faculty members will perform a selection of classical music from across the centuries.

The program will feature George Gershwin's "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin,'" Mozart's "Act 1, Scene 1 from The Magic Flute," and Bach's "Cello Suite No. 2, Prelude."

Music from a number of other musicians will be featured including Italian Baroque composer Antonio Lott from the 18th century, Danish composer Launy Grøndahl from the early 20th century, and German composer Carl Maria von Weber from the 19th century.

Bill Wollner, associate professor of music, will direct the concert. Wollner is retiring this spring after a 34-year career leading musical concerts at SVSU.

For more information on the event, visit svsu.edu/music or call 989-964-4159.