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  • Performance Date: Thursday, Sept. 29
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU
  • Price: Free
  • Tickets: Available in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at

The BYU School of Music presents a guest artist performance by the PEN Trio on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Admission to the event is free.

The PEN Trio is comprised of Nora Lewis on the oboe, Phillip Paglialonga on the clarinet and Eric Van der Veer Varner on the bassoon. The group is joined by School of Music faculty playing parts on the flute, clarinet, oboe and horn.  

About the PEN Trio:

The PEN Trio bridges performance and scholarship to explore and expand the repertoire for the traditional trio d’anches. The ensemble regularly tours throughout North America and abroad and has become known for the quality and energy of their performances. The PEN Trio has visited dozens of universities and has performed at numerous academic conferences, chamber music series and private functions. Recent highlights include performances in China, Hong Kong, Panama and Trinidad.

Writer: Preston Williamson