January 14, 2008

LEWISBURG, Pa. —  The music department at Bucknell University will host two music recitals. Both are open to the public without charge.

Timothy Deighton, viola, will give a recital Friday, Jan. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building. Performing with Deighton will be Ann Deighton, piano, and Amanda Maple, harpsichord.

The program includes Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord by Bach; Poco lento, comodo from Suite for Solo Viola by Lilburn; Cadenza by Lodge; and Rebecca Clark's works Morpheus and Sonata for Viola and Piano.

Timothy Deighton is associate professor of viola at Penn State University where he also directs the Penn State Viola Ensemble. A native of New Zealand, he holds degrees from Victoria University of Wellington, the Hartt School of Music, and the University of Kansas. In 2002 Deighton was recognized by the Pennsylvania-Delaware String Teachers Association as String Teacher of the Year.
 
Ann Deighton, who has served as adjunct instructor and staff accompanist at Penn State, holds degrees from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the University of Kansas. Active in the central Pennsylvania area as an accompanist and chamber musician, she also teaches music at the Montessori School of the Nittany Valley.

Maple is music librarian at Penn State University, where she also performs on the harpsichord with faculty and student ensembles. She is the recipient of degrees from Florida State University and Columbia University.

The Art of Transcription
Pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee will give a guest recital, "The Art of Transcription," Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall.

The program includes Chaconne in D minor, for the left hand by Bach, from Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 for solo violin, transcribed by Brahms; Klavierstücke, by Brahms; Du Bist die Ruh (Schubert) and Widmung (Schumann), Transcribed by Liszt; Fantasia (1989/1999) by Rzewski; and Music by Radiohead – Black Star, Polyethylene part II, Sail to the Moon and Let Down – transcribed by Christopher O'Riley.

Lee has given solo recitals in New York, Paris, Amsterdam and China. She has been a soloist with the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra in Brazil and the Vrazta State Philharmonic in Bulgaria. She is a founding member of the Mojave Trio, who plays regularly on the Sundays Live radio broadcast concerts from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The recipient of degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, and the Yale School of Music, she taught at Yale, Bucknell, and The Crane School of Music before joining the faculty of Pomona College in 1994.

Contact: Office of Communications

Posted Jan. 14, 2008

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