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Otterbein University Presents Upcoming Music Performances

September 18, 2012

Westerville, OH—The Otterbein University Department of Music offers a stellar lineup of performances in September, with genres to please a variety of musical tastes. For more information about the Department of Music or these and other upcoming performances, visit www.otterbein.edu/music or call 614-823-1508.

Otterbein Department of Music to present harpsichord recital

The Otterbein University Department of Music will present a harpsichord recital by Jennifer Bell at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 614-823-1508.

The performance will include harpsichord music from two centuries, including a suite from the recently discovered 1687 collection, Les Pieces de Clavecin, of Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre. Bell is a staff accompanist at Otterbein University, director of music at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church and artistic director of the Columbus Women’s Chorus.

Otterbein Department of Music to present concert by cello and bass duo, Double Down!

The Otterbein University Department of Music will present a performance by Double Down!, featuring Paul York, cello, and Sidney King, double bass, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Riley Auditorium of the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 614-823-1508.

Double Down! is a dynamic collaboration by two very accomplished and diverse musicians, Paul York and Sidney King. Their collective performance experience ranges from solo appearances with major symphony orchestras to intimate performances in well-known nightclubs throughout the Midwest.

Coming together in this unlikely instrumental combination, these artists present programs that feature many new works written especially for the ensemble, as well as favorites from the classical repertoire. Even elements of popular music can be found in the offerings of this ensemble. Their programs offer something for everyone and are sure to please.

String Quartet QUBE to perform

The string quartet, QUBE, will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 614-823-1508.

QUBE will open its 2012-2013 concert season with all new repertoire including the mysterious and evocative String Quartet by Estonian composer, Erkki-Sven Tuur. Pianist Suzanne Newcomb will join QUBE for a performance of Piano Quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms.

QUBE is the Artist-in-Residence ensemble for the Department of Music at Otterbein University, and is comprised of violinists David Edge and Erin Gilliland, violist Steven Wedell and cellist Cora Kuyvenhoven. Now in its fifth year of residency, QUBE has presented concerts throughout central Ohio.

Members of Otterbein Concert Choir to present cabaret fundraiser

Members of the Otterbein University Concert Choir will present a light-hearted cabaret-style program entitled Auditions: The Roles We Never Played, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Battelle Fine Arts Center’s Riley Auditorium, 170 W. Park St. Tickets are $5 at the door and proceeds will help defray costs for Otterbein music students touring abroad. For more information, call 614-823-1508.

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