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April Clayton plans BYU faculty flute recital Feb. 5

Brigham Young University School of Music faculty member April Clayton will present a flute recital with pianist Jed Moss and harpist Nicole Brady Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Clayton will perform a variety of pieces including the Serenade No. 10 by Vincent Persichetti, "Three American Pieces" by Lukas Foss and "Half Moon at Checkerboard Mesa” by Phillip Bimstein.

An associate professor in the School of Music, Clayton attended Oberlin College as a National Merit Scholar and completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. At age 21, she was the youngest student ever admitted to the doctoral program at The Juilliard School, where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in May 2001.

Clayton has performed in Italy's Palazzo dei Congressi, Germany’s Leipzig Gewandhaus, Moscow's Rachmaninoff Hall, as well as venues in Brazil, Mexico, South Korea and New York City, including Carnegie Hall.

For more information, contact April Clayton at (801) 422-1177.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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