Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 6:00 pm
Davis Hall, GBPAC
Visiting artists Lynn Vartan and Matthew Coley will present a percussion recital. Lynn Vartan is an international performer and educator who is an advocate for diversity in music. A devoted ensemble musician, Lynn is the percussionist for Southwest Chamber Music, the violin/percussion duo 61/4 which she founded with Shalini Vijayan, and a duo percussion group she formed with Tambuco's Miguel Gonzalez. She received her Master's and Doctorate degrees with special honors and recognition from the University of Southern California. Lynn is currently the Director of Percussion at Southern Utah University. Matthew Coley performs regularly as a soloist throughout the US and Europe, and has performed with the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival, San Francisco Sinfonietta, Moldavian Philharmonic and Tele-Radio Orchestras, and Kurpfalzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim. He has been featured on Chicago’s WFMT Classical Radio Station and has presented concerts and master classes at universities in over 15 states, as well as Denmark, Germany, Moldova, and Sweden. This event is free and open to the public.