CLEVELAND, Miss.—A trio of music faculty members at Delta State University will be featured during a Faculty Recital on Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Dr. Douglas Mark, associate professor of music, pianist Dr. Jung-Won Shin, professor of music, and violinist Anne-Gaëlle Ravetto will present a Faculty Recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center. The recital, sponsored by the Delta State Department of Music, is free and open to the public.
The theme of the recital is “Music of France & Canada.” The program will include works for trombone, euphonium, piano and violin by Jean Baptiste Loeillet, Maurice Ravel, Roger Boutry and Elizabeth Raum.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mark has performed with several orchestras, including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. Locally, he has performed with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Tupelo Symphony (North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra) and the Delta Symphony. He has been an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts. An advocate of community music projects, Mark has participated in the NEA Chamber Music Rural Residency in Liberal, Kans. He has performed internationally in Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Russia and Taiwan. He is an artist/clinician for Antoine Courtois Paris trombones.
Shin is an associate professor of music at Delta State University. She has appeared in concerts in the U.S., Korea, and Canada, performing piano solo and duo works, instrumental chamber works, collaborative vocal works and choral music. She has won prizes and has been selected as a finalist at several solo, chamber music, and concerto competitions, such as the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, the Annual Kankakee International Piano Concerto Competition, and the Korean Festival Ensemble Chamber Music Competitions.
Ravetto, an adjunct faculty member of Delta State’s Department of Music, serves as a collaborative artist, provides instruction in the music education curriculum and maintains a private teaching studio. She has performed at numerous music festivals and academic conferences, including the Heidelberg Castle Festival, the Ohio Light Opera, the College Music Society-Southern Region, the Big 12 Trombone Conference and the American Trombone Workshop. Regional recital appearances include Rhodes College, University of Memphis, Henderson State University and UT- Martin, among others.
For questions or more information, contact the DSU Department of Music at (662) 846-4615.