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King concert slated for Oct. 25

APSUs Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the department of music present a concert by Dr. Thomas King at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the music/mass communication building concert hall.

King, tenor and professor of music, and his wife, Dr. Vicki King, pianist, will perform songs by American composers, George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, William Grant Still, Persis Vehar and Libby Larsen.
APSU's Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the department of music present a concert by Dr. Thomas King at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the music/mass communication building concert hall.

King, tenor and professor of music, and his wife, Dr. Vicki King, pianist, will perform songs by American composers, George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, William Grant Still, Persis Vehar and Libby Larsen.

Vehar, composer of the opera “George Sand….and Chopin?,” visited APSU last season. Larsen will be a visiting lecturer at APSU in November.
The Kings have been performing together for more than 35 years. An APSU faculty member since 1988, he has performed with the Memphis, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Central City, St. Louis Municipal and Atlanta Chamber Operas and has sung professionally in German opera houses for the past five years.

Music director at First United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville, Ky., his wife has private piano studios in Nashville and Clarksville. She is the author of the book, “Playing the Piano Naturally.”
The couple teaches every summer at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

The Oct. 25 concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, telephone the department of music, at (931) 221-7818. —Crissy
Laubach-Young