Lee School Of Music Faculty To Present Showcase

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A group of Lee University faculty will present a musical showcase on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall. The showcase will feature faculty from throughout the School of Music, giving diversity to the showcase with pieces from Broadway and classical to jazz and original performances. 

“Lee is privileged to have world-class performers on our faculty,” said Dr. William Green, dean of the School of Music. “We are honored to present them to our community in this wonderful event.” 

Piano faculty to perform include Dr. Jonathan Jung, assistant professor of piano; Dr. Joohae Kim, piano instructor; Dr. ChoEun Lee, assistant professor of collaborating piano and vocal coaching; and Dr. Cahill Smith, assistant professor of piano. 

Faculty giving jazz performances include Dr. Andrea Dismukes, professor of voice; Shawn Perkinson, guitar instructor; Dr. Nathan Warner, assistant professor of music; and Alan Wyatt, associate professor of music. 

Dr. Jose Ruiz, assistant professor of music business, will present an original piece; Dr. Phillip Thomas, distinguished professor of music and chairperson for musicianship studies, will perform a piece from his album, “Commissioned;” and Xiaoqing Yu, associate professor of violin, will also perform.

Additionally, Dr. Lenena Brezna, assistant professor of voice, will present a musical theatre piece from Cabaret. Tony Deaton, associate professor of voice, and Dr. Brad Moffett, professor of music, will sing sea shanties with backup from Moffett’s male ensemble. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information on the recital or the Lee University School of Music, email music@leeuniversity.edu or call 614-8240.


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