The Shepherd University Music Department presents an evening of music for guitar solos and ensembles, directed by William Feasley, on Monday, April 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the W. H. Shipley Recital Hall in the Frank Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Included in this richly varied program are Ein Musikalischer Spasse by W. A. Mozart, Rondo by Paul Hindemith, Prelude 3 by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Sonatina Canonica by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Corrente La Strasinata for chitarrone by Pietro Paulo Melli, Sonata by Nikita Koshkin, Koyunbaba by Carlo Domeniconi, St. Johns by Peter Madlem, and Introduction et danse du Corregidor by Manuel de Falla.
Performing in this recital are students of Shepherd University guitar professor William Feasley, including Shepherd University students and students from Mr. Feasley’s private studio, as well as from the Shepherd Music Preparatory Division.
Shepherd University guitar professor, William Feasley, was the first guitarist to receive the Peabody Conservatory’s coveted Artist Diploma. Selected to play for Andres Segovia at the Master’s historic last class, he was later featured on the CBS special Eulogy of Segovia. Since making his debut in 1980 with the San Francisco Ballet, where he performed Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez for Lou Christianson’s Ballet, Don Juan, Mr. Feasley has concertized extensively in the United States and abroad. Last year he was featured at the Martz International Guitar Festival in Bratislava, the Stramberk Guitar Festival in the Czech Republic, the Sarajevo winter Festival, the Forfest New Music Festival in the C.R., as a soloist with the Moyzes String Quartet (principals from the Slovak Philharmonic), the Amalfi Coast Festival in Italy, the Prague International Book Fair opening concert, at the US embassies in Ljubljana, Sarajevo and Bratislava, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C., on a tour of the US Virgin Islands and across the US both as a soloist and member of the D’Amore Duo with oboist Emily Tsai.
For information contact Shepherd University Music at 304-876-5555.