Elizabeth R. Austin
Date: Thursday October 22nd, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Location: Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University
Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, 2400 Blakemore Ave., Nashville, TN
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Baltimore-born composer and organist Elizabeth R. Austin is an American artist with international appeal. Her works are performed in Europe, Scandinavia and South Africa, as well as in the U.S. and the Caribbean. Her music has been received with distinction and has been broadcast worldwide, especially featured on Germany’s Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk. She also serves as organist/choir director at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Windham Center, CT.
For this concert, capping off Austin’s weeklong residency at the Blair School of Music, a combination of student, faculty and guest artists will perform a selection of her works, including: Wachet Auf…Der Morgenstern (Jack Coen, organ), A Falcon Fantasy (Joshua McGuire, guitar, Jennifer McGuire, piano), Rose Sonata (Jerome Reed, piano), and Scene 12 from the opera dass ich eins und doppelt bin (Amy Jarman, soprano, Mark Whatley, baritone). A new, English version of this opera was recently published by ACA. The piano-vocal score in German is also available.