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DSU Department of Music Faculty Trombone/Euphonium Recital Oct. 1

By September 23, 2019

Dr. Douglas Mark and pianist Dr. Jung-Won Shin, associate professors of music at Delta State University, and violinist Anne-Gaëlle Ravetto, an adjunct faculty member, will present a faculty recital on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at 7:30 PM in the Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center. The recital, presented by the Delta State University Department of Music, is free and open to the public.

The program will include works for trombone, euphonium, piano, and violin by Hilda Sehestedt, Valentin Bogdan, Alec Wilder, Jeffrey Agrell, and Philip Sparke.

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 Arts and Creativity. An advocate of community music projects, Mark has participated in the National Endowment for the Arts Chamber Music Rural Residency in Liberal, Kan. He has performed internationally in Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Russia, and Taiwan. He also is an artist/clinician for Antoine Courtois Paris trombones.

Shin 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 Kankakee International Piano Concerto Competition, and the Korean Festival Ensemble Chamber Music Competition.

Ravetto 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, Ohio Light Opera, College Music Society-Southern Region, Big 12 Trombone Conference, and American Trombone Workshop. Regional recital appearances include Rhodes College, University of Memphis, Henderson State University, and University of Tennessee at Martin, among others.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at (662) 846-4615.

Left to right: Douglas Mark, Jung-Won Shin, and Anne-Gaëlle Ravetto.