Clarke to Host Second Annual Celebration of Chamber Music, Jan. 28
The Clarke University Music Department will host the second annual Celebration of Chamber Music on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall on the Clarke campus. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Focusing on works that exemplify musical collaboration, the concert will include an original composition for trumpet and piano by award winning Clarke University composition student Luke Flynn; a trio for violin, cello and piano; a 20th-century piece for saxophone and piano; a vocal work by Mozart; and two pieces for 40 fingers on 176 keys (four pianists at two pianos). Performers from Clarke University include Elaina Burns, adjunct instructor of music; Luke Flynn, trumpet and composition student; Nancy Lease, assistant professor of music; and LaDonna Manternach, BVM, associate professor of music. Special guests will include pianists Elisa Cooper and Sharon Jensen from Emmaus Bible College; Allen Cordingley, saxophone professor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville; and students from local schools. For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.