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Alexander G. Woods to perform BYU faculty violin recital Oct. 13

Alexander G. Woods, newly appointed visiting assistant professor of music at Brigham Young University, will be making his debut at BYU in a violin recital Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The event is free.

Woods will begin the concert by performing Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata No. 5 followed by Eugene Ysaye’s Sonata No. 3. He will then perform the suite from “Much Ado About Nothing” by Erich Korngold and the Sonata in D major by Sergei Prokofiev.

He will be accompanied on the piano by his father, Rex Woods, who is a BYU graduate and vice director of the School of Music at the University of Arizona.

Alexander Woods is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and Yale University where he received a master’s degree in violin performance. He has had a substantial career as a chamber musician, soloist and orchestral player in some of the most renowned venues in the world, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Arts Center in Canada.

For more information, contact Alexander Woods at agwoods@gmail.com.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

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