UPCOMING MUSIC EVENTS
Second Thursday Recital Series
At 12:15 p.m. the second Thursday of every month, a 30-minute musical program is offered in the Chapel at Village Church. The performance is free and open to the community.
May 11 Second Thursday Recital with Dr. Margaret Marco, oboe and English horn
Join us at 12:15 p.m. May 11 in the Village Chapel for a recital featuring music for both oboe and English horn with piano. The English horn is the tenor cousin of the oboe and has a rich, mellow tone. The program includes the Concerto in D Minor by Alessandro Marcello and Romance No. 1 by Robert Schumann. Also on the program is a piece for solo English horn by Juliana Hall entitled A Certain Tune, based on the poetry of Sara Teasdale. Dr. Marco will be accompanied on piano by Dr. Paulina Wu Leisring.
Dr. Marco is the associate professor of oboe at the University of Kansas and principal oboist with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra. She began her professional career as the principal oboist of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Maracaibo in Venezuela. Since then, her many solo, chamber and orchestral performances have taken her to a variety of prestigious international venues in locations such as Japan, Costa Rica, England, Canada, the Czech Republic, Spain and most recently China where she performed and presented master classes at the distinguished Central Conservatory in Beijing.
Pianist Dr. Paulina Wu Leisring is widely considered a versatile musician whose experiences range from serving as a concert soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, as well as a keyboard collaborator for opera, ballet, chorus and instrumental soloists. She has performed as a solo artist and chamber musician in many countries including Taiwan, Spain, China, and the United States, and has won numerous awards and competitions in Taiwan.
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