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The Lewis Trio in concert; faculty recital also planned

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for Creative Arts will present an evening of chamber music with The Lewis Trio, which includes two APSU music faculty members.

Free and open to the public, the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

The Lewis Trio is composed of Dr. Nora Lewis, assistant professor of music at Austin Peay, on oboe; Gordon Lewis, adjunct music instructor, cello and double bass; and guest artist Katherine Lewis, viola.
The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for Creative Arts will present an evening of chamber music with The Lewis Trio, which includes two APSU music faculty members.

Free and open to the public, the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall.

The Lewis Trio is composed of Dr. Nora Lewis, assistant professor of music at Austin Peay, on oboe; Gordon Lewis, adjunct music instructor, cello and double bass; and guest artist Katherine Lewis, viola.

Also, the concert will serve as a faculty recital for three APSU music faculty members: Dr. Alvaro Gomez, assistant professor of music and orchestra director, violin; Dr. Patricia Halbeck, professor of music, piano; and Mingzhe Wang, assistant professor of music, clarinet.

Selections will include Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F major and “Two Rhapsodies” by Charles Loeffler.

Guest artist Katherine Lewis is instructional assistant professor of viola at Illinois State University. She has taught viola and chamber music in the preparatory departments of the Shepherd School of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music and Fairmount Fine Arts Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Lewis also is principal violist with the Peoria Symphony and has performed with the Houston and New World symphonies.

Currently, she is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Rice University Shepherd School of Music, where she was a Brown Foundation Scholar. She received a Bachelor of Music from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis., and a Master of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

For more information about the chamber music concert, contact the APSU Department of Music, (931) 221-7818. -- Melony A. Jones