School of Music Faculty Recital Series


NAU School of Music Faculty Recital Series

The NAU School of Music is fortunate enough to have some of the most talented musical instructors around, many of whom are not just teachers, but also performers in their own right. The School of Music’s Faculty Recital Series not only allows faculty the opportunity to share their talent with students, but also with Northern Arizona audiences.   

 Fall 2014 Faculty Recital Series 

 ~ admission to all events is free ~

Rebecca Scarnati, oboe and Nancy Sullivan, French horn 

3 p.m., September 21 ~ Ashurst Hall

Faculty Recital Series featuring NAU Oboe Professor Rebecca Scarnati, NAU Horn Professor Nancy Sullivan, and NAU Piano Professor Rita Borden. Performing pieces by Morris, Reinecke, and Vivaldi. 


Jacquelyn Schwandt, viola and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano

7:30 p.m., October 9 ~ Ashurst Hall

Faculty Viola/Piano Duo Recital: Performing music of Ernest Bloch, Georges Enesco, and Astor Piazzolla


Stephen Dunn, trumpet

7:30 p.m., September 29 ~ Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

The centerpiece for this recital is a Sonata by Anthony Plog. There will be a piece with video, a piece from the Baroque era and various showpieces for trumpet and piano. Brian Lockard is the collaborative pianist for the recital.


Judith Cloud, mezzo-soprano

7:30 p.m., October 10 ~ Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

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Elden Brass and Kokopelli in Concert

3 p.m., October 12 ~ Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

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Alexander Lapins, tuba and euphonium

7:30 p.m., November 1 ~ Ashurst Hall

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Emily Hoppe McKay, flute

7:30 p.m., November 5 ~ Ashurst Hall

Joined by ChenJu Janice Chiang, piano, Louise Scott violin, Jacquelyn Schwandt, viola, MaryAnn Ramos, cello

Works by Arthur Foote, Bohuslav Martinů, César Franck.
This faculty recital will feature Emily McKay with collaborations with other NAU School of Music Faculty.  The Night Piece by Arthur Foote will feature flute with string quartet, the Trio by Martinu will feature flute, piano, and viola, and the Sonata in A Major by Cesar Franck will feature flute and piano.  A prominent work from the violin repertoire, the Franck Sonata is also performed by flutists and is a massive undertaking for both the flutist and pianist.  



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