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Juniata Music Faculty Recital to be April 4

(Posted March 29, 2004)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College music faculty will perform a recital featuring several members of the college?s music faculty and guest artists, at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in Rosenberger Auditorium in Oller Hall on the Juniata campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert will open with the composition ?Tambourin Chinois,? featuring James Latten, assistant professor of music at Juniata, playing xylophone, accompanied by Kelly Latten on piano.

Rosalyn Troiano, lecturer in music at Juniata and a violist, is featured on ?Sonata? by Beethoven, followed by Latten?s performance of ?Solo Impression for Four Tympani.? Latten also will be featured playing the marimba on the composition ?Michi.?

Latten, percussionist Dominic Peruso, assistant professor of accounting business and economics, and Peter Marsh, body percussionist, will be featured playing ?Hip Hop Chops.?

After intermission, Latten and Evelyn Bookhammer, a violoncellist and lecturer in music at Juniata, will perform ?Singer of Songs, Weavers of Dreams,? which celebrates the music of jazz giants Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Latten and Troiano will also perform ?Rhythm Song? and ?Poem with Accompaniment.?

Latten is director of the Juniata Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble. Troiano is director of the Juniata College Sinfonia, or strings ensemble.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.