Honors Music Institute concerts slated for Saturday, July 19

The one-week Penn State Honors Music Institute will draw to a close on Saturday, July 19, with three student performances in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus. All performances are free and open to the public. In addition, each performance will be livestreamed at http://cwstudios.tv/.

High school students participating in the piano area will perform a full piano recital at 9 a.m., including works that they prepared in advance as well as compositions studied during the Institute week.

The Institute's Chamber Choir will perform at 11 a.m. Conducted by Penn State faculty member Christopher Kiver, the choir's repertoire will includes work by Thomas Tallis, Franz Schubert, and Aaron Copland.

Conducted by faculty member Dennis Glocke, the Wind Ensemble will perform at 1 p.m. Program highlights include "Toccata Marziale" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and two compositions by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

The Penn State Honors Music Institute is an immersion in the art of music-making designed for talented high school students. It offers the opportunity to learn, study, and perform with other accomplished student musicians, all under the direction of renowned faculty members from Penn State’s School of Music.

Last Updated July 17, 2014