Presbyterian College to host first concert of 2017

Presbyterian College to host first concert of 2017

Dr. Richard Thomas Presbyterian College Amy Blackwood from Lander University
On Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m., the Presbyterian College department of music will host its first concert of 2017 in Edmunds Hall.

Dr. Richard Thomas, associate professor of music and Amy Blackwood, lecturer of music at Lander University will present a recital of classical and contemporary music for the cello and piano.

Thomas is director of the Presbyterian College chamber orchestra, as well as a former member of the Sinfónica de Colombia in Bogotá and the Sinfónica Nacional of the Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo.

Blackwood was a collaborative pianist at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp in Michigan and at the Summer Vocal Arts Program at the University of North Carolina school of the arts.

The concert will feature music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Arvo Pärt, Manuel da Falla, Francesco Cilèa, and Colombian composer Blas Atehortúa.

This concert is free and open to the public.



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