Keene State Music Majors Perform Recital
KEENE, N.H. 10/24/01 - Two Keene State College students will perform their senior music recital on Sunday, Nov. 4. Flutist Carrie Knight from Buxton, Maine, and tuba player Michael Seckla from Lyme, Conn., will play works by Brahms, Debussy, and Poulenc beginning at 3 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall of the Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond. The KSC Department of Music will present the recital free of charge. For further information about the recital, call 603-358-2177.
KSC music faculty member George Loring, piano, will accompany Knight and Seckla throughout the recital. Knight will play George Hue’s “Fantaisie,” “Claude Debussy’s “En Bateau,” an allegretto by Benjamin Godard and a sonata by Francis Poulenc.
Seckla will perform Johannes Brahms’s “Four Serious Songs,” John Stevens’s “Triumph of the Demon Gods,” “Beelzebub” by Andrea Catozzi, and an andante and rondo by Antonio Capuzzi.
While at Keene State, Knight has earned Dean’s List honors and membership in the Education Honor Society. She is a founding member of the KSC Flute Quartet. She has played in the KSC Concert Band for nine semesters and also performed in the Keene State orchestra and woodwind quintet. She performed in “Carmina Burana,”Carl Orff’s dramatic cantata presented by the KSC Department of Music in 1999. Knight has a double major in music and elementary education.
Seckla is a KSC Talent Scholarship Award winner and was named principal tuba in the New England Intercollegiate Band in 2000 and 2001. He is a music education major.
All senior music majors are required to present a public recital to meet graduation requirements for a music degree from Keene State. The students are responsible for organizing all aspects of a recital from music selection, to technical direction, to publicity and printing the program. Students interested in music may opt for one of three programs: bachelor of music in music education, bachelor of music in music performance, or a bachelor of arts in music. Keene State offers more than 35 major programs and has an enrollment of 4,600 students with more than 100 students choosing to major or minor in music.
For further information about the music program, call 603-358-2177.