Performance Complimentary and Open to the Public on March 29
(Columbia, Tenn. – March 23, 2011) - - - Columbia State Community College’s Lyceum Committee in conjunction with the Music Department will host special guests Karen Crow and Erica Smith for a student vocal and piano recital on Tuesday, March 29 at 3 p.m. in the Cherry Theater located in the Waymon L. Hickman building on the Columbia Campus. The event is complimentary and open to the public.
Pianist Erica Smith is a senior Music Education major at Austin Peay State University (APSU) and plans to graduate in December 2011. Smith studies piano with Professor Anne Glass and studies violin with Dr. Emily Crane. Smith regularly accompanies undergraduate voice students at Austin Peay and is the staff accompanist at Trinity Baptist Church in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Karen Crow, mezzo-soprano, is a second-year graduate student at Austin Peay and plans to graduate in May 2011. Crow frequently sings with the Nashville Symphony Chorus and is the Director of Music at Trinity Baptist Church. Crow is the recent winner of the APSU Concerto and Aria Competition and has been chosen to participate in the Schumann Liederfest in Zwikau, Germany this July.
Smith and Crow plan to entertain the audience with a variety of classical vocal and piano selections from different periods in music history. The program includes vocal pieces from Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen as well as songs by Clara Schumann, Richard Strauss, Roy Harris and Charles Ives. Piano selections include several works by Frédéric Chopin.
For information on this and other Lyceum events, contact the Lyceum Committee by emailing email@example.com or visit the Lyceum calendar on the Columbia State website at www.columbiastate.edu/lyceum.
Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest higher education system in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.