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Faculty artist Christian Smith to perform bassoon recital Sept. 19

Brigham Young University School of Music faculty artist Christian Smith will be performing a free bassoon concert Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Smith will begin the performance by playing “Prayer” from “Jewish Life” by Ernest Bloch, Récit et Allegro pour bassoon et piano by Noël Gallon and “Elegy for Innocence” by Jeff Scott.

After a brief intermission, he will perform “Hinterlands” by Jaren Hinckley and “Preludio y Merengue” by Paquito D’Rivera.

Smith has been teaching at BYU since 1997. In addition to his responsibilities as a bassoon professor, he teaches instrumental conducting, directs the woodwind chamber music program and regularly performs with Orpheus Winds, BYU’s resident faculty woodwind quintet.

For more information, contact Christian Smith at (801) 422-4918 or e-mail christian_smith@byu.edu.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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