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Upcoming Music Performances at Otterbein

October 26, 2017
Otterbein University

Otterbein Faculty Jennifer Bell to Perform Harpsichord Recital

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University music faculty member Jennifer Bell will perform a harpsichord recital, Sounds from Duke of Gloucester Street, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park Street. This event is free and open to the public.

The recital will feature selections from several early American music manuscripts in the collection of the Rockefeller Library in Williamsburg. The manuscripts date from the late 18th and early 19th centuries and consist of traditional songs, popular songs from contemporary stage works, transcriptions of orchestral music and original keyboard works. These will be performed on harpsichord, organ, flute and pennywhistle, and by a guest vocalist.

More information about the Otterbein University Department of Music and its concert schedule can be found at http://www.otterbein.edu/music. For more information about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/269829603519775/.

Early Music Ensemble to Perform Reformation Concert

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein University Early Music Ensemble will honor the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with a recital titled 1517 – The Reformation at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park Street. The ensemble will be performing music related to the Reformation, the Counter Reformation, and other relevant works. This event is free and open to the public.

More information about the Otterbein University Department of Music and its concert schedule can be found at http://www.otterbein.edu/music. For more information about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/708268179367336/

Otterbein Faculty Jesse Heetland to Present Trumpet Recital

Westerville, OH—Otterbein University music faculty Jesse Heetland will give a lecture and recital, Trumpet Solos on the OMEA Contest List: A Performer’s Guide to Selection, Preparation, and Presentation, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park Street. This event is free and open to the public.

Works for trumpet and piano will be performed in their entirety and will be selected from levels A, B, and C of the Ohio Music Educators’ Association Solo and Ensemble contest list. 

This lecture-recital is aimed at helping high school trumpeters choose appropriate literature for their skill level, to prepare for their performance efficiently and effectively, and to perform to the best of their abilities.  Although this is a trumpet recital, music teachers and other instrumentalists will find the pedagogical discussion to be of benefit to them as well.

Heetland teaches music technology at Otterbein University and has taught music courses at Hocking College and the University of Oklahoma. Heetland has a busy classical and commercial freelance career in Ohio, and has performed as a trumpet soloist in Oklahoma, North Carolina, and the German cities of Frankfurt, Nürnberg, and Bad Kreuznach. He appears on Old Hundred’s album Time in the Wild (2012) and Lucas’s album Foolish Children (2014). Additionally, he sings with the Lancaster Chorale and keeps a busy private teaching studio in brass, voice, piano, and electronic music. Heetland earned his doctorate degree in trumpet performance from the University of Oklahoma, master’s degree in music education from Wright State University, and bachelor’s degree in music industry from Capital University. Recordings of his performances can be heard at https://soundcloud.com/heetland-trumpets.

More information about the Otterbein University Department of Music and its concert schedule can be found at http://www.otterbein.edu/music. For more information about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1872242833103574/.

Otterbein Opera Theatre to Present Odds and Ends

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein  University Opera Workshop will present Odds and EndsAn Evening of Opera Scenes at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W Park Street. The evening’s performance, directed by Dr. Karen Eckenroth and accompanied by Irma Khouw, will include scenes from Mozart’s Magic Flute, Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, Gilbert & Sullivan’s Mikado, and Douglas Moore’s The Ballad of Baby Doe. This event is free and open to the public.

More information about the Otterbein University Department of Music and its concert schedule can be found at http://www.otterbein.edu/music. For more information about this event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/115149522517754/.

 

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