School of Music faculty members to present Spotlight Concert March 23

March 16, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State School of Music will present its fifth and final faculty Spotlight Concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, in Esber Recital Hall. This is the final concert in a series of exciting performances throughout the school year showcasing Penn State's outstanding faculty members performing together in chamber music settings.

The concert will feature the music of 20th-century composers Ernest Bloch and Paul Hindemith performed by violist Timothy Deighton and Christopher Guzman, and music of the baroque period composed for winds and baroque violin by Giovanni B. Platti and Jean-Marie Leclair.

Tickets are $18 for general admission and $2 for students. For advance ticket purchases, contact the Penn State Arts Ticket Center. Patronage of the Spotlight Concert Series provides support for music scholarships.

The concert will be available via livestream video at the Penn State School of Music website.


Timothy Deighton, viola; Christopher Guzman, piano

  • Suite for Viola and Piano (1919) — Ernest Bloch
  • Viola Sonata, Op.11, No.4 — Paul Hindemith

Timothy Hurtz, oboe; Daryl Durran, bassoon; Alberto Jara Piedra, double bass (guest faculty); Mark Ferraguto, harpsichord

  • Trio Sonata in C Minor — Giovanni B. Platti

James Lyon, baroque violin; Mark Ferraguto, harpsichord

  • Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D Major, Opus 9/3 — Jean-Marie Leclair
Last Updated March 16, 2016