HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 31, 2013 – The Department of Music at High Point University will present a program featuring music by French composer Claude Debussy in honor of his 150th birthday. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 5 in the Ballroom of the Wilson School of Commerce; it is free and open to the public.
The program will feature works for piano solo, piano duet, clarinet and piano, solo flute and works for voice and piano by Dr. Robert Hallquist, associate professor of music; Marcia Dills, assistant professor of music; Dr. Shawn Copeland, instructor of clarinet; Laura Stevens, instructor of flute; Dr. Candice Burrows, instructor of voice; and Dr. Scott MacLeod, assistant professor of voice.
“Presenting an all-Debussy program affords students and the community a wonderful opportunity to hear and critique multiple works by this great French composer,” says Dills. “Every selection on the program features the piano in various combinations of chamber music.”