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Tenor and pianist to perform songs by American and women composers

September 9, 2003

Dr. Thomas King, tenor, and Dr. Vicki King, piano, will present a faculty recital, "An Art Song Smorgasbord," in the music/mass communications concert hall at 7:30 p.m., Monday, September 8.

The Kings, who have performed together for 35 years, will perform songs by American composers Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber and two popular women composers, Clara Schumann and Nadia Boulanger, as well as songs by Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss, Roger Quilter, and Franz Schubert.

Dr. Vicki King will perform a solo piano piece by Franz Liszt.
September 9, 2003

Dr. Thomas King, tenor, and Dr. Vicki King, piano, will present a faculty recital, "An Art Song Smorgasbord," in the music/mass communications concert hall at 7:30 p.m., Monday, September 8.

The Kings, who have performed together for 35 years, will perform songs by American composers Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber and two popular women composers, Clara Schumann and Nadia Boulanger, as well as songs by Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss, Roger Quilter, and Franz Schubert.

Dr. Vicki King will perform a solo piano piece by Franz Liszt.

The Kings' expertise in German music is legendary because of their long-standing connection with Germany and Austria.

Dr. Thomas King is professor of voice at Austin Peay. His wife, Vickie, has a private piano studio, is the author of "Playing the Piano Naturally" and travels the country as a piano clinician and judge for the National Piano Guild.

Both Kings teach every summer at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

The recital is free and open to the public.