Guest artist Barry Green will perform on double bass in a recital at Brigham Young University Friday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.
Green, who will be performing ten pieces, will be assisted by visiting accompanist Chun Mei Wilson on piano and BYU’s Eric Hansen on bass.
Program selections are varied and include “Rumanian Folk Dances” by Bela Bartok, “Greenbury Jig” and “Jamba Mon,” by Eric Hansen and “New Orleans Funk” by David Anderson.
Green was the principal bassist for the Cincinnati Symphony and teaches his own bass method, having published three instructional books during his career. He has taught bass at the University of California‒Santa Cruz since 1997 and for the San Francisco Symphony Education Department Young Bassist Program.
Chun Mei Wilson’s collaborative projects have included a recital with Barry Green in St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco; a marimba concert at Dinkelspiel Auditorium in Stanford University; and a French horn recital at Trinity Chapel in Berkeley.
Writer: Philip Volmar