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Center for Excellence in the Creative Arts presents guest faculty recital

February 4, 2003

A visiting artist will give a guest faculty piano recital dedicated to music of the Romantic era.

Terry McRoberts will perform at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, in the concert hall of the music/mass communication building.

The concert will include selections by Franz Liszt, Piano Pieces, Op. 118 by Johannes Brahms and Etudes, Op. 8 by Alexander Scriabin.
February 4, 2003

A visiting artist will give a guest faculty piano recital dedicated to music of the Romantic era.

Terry McRoberts will perform at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, in the concert hall of the music/mass communication building.

The concert will include selections by Franz Liszt, “Piano Pieces, Op. 118” by Johannes Brahms and “Etudes, Op. 8” by Alexander Scriabin.

McRoberts is a professor of music at Union University, where he teaches piano and coordinates keyboard studies, concerts and recitals. Two recently completed performance projects include the works of Olivier Messiaen and Toro Takemitsu.

He has performed as a soloist, collaborative musician and as a member of the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, acting as keyboard soloist for Bach's “Fifth Brandenberg Concerto” with the symphony in 2001.

McRoberts was a presenter at the 2000 International Conference of the College Music Society (CMS) in Kyoto, Japan, and is the performance representative on the board of the CMS Southern Chapter.

Currently, McRoberts serves as president-elect of Tennessee Music Teachers Association after being named “Teacher of the Year” by the organization in 2002.

He is the editor of “The Matthay News,” the official publication of the American Matthay Association dedicated to piano instruction, and is former editor of the “Tennessee Music Teacher.”

The concert is free and open to the public. For further information, telephone the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at 7818.