Performing Arts 2018-04-19T20:23:21+00:00


Performing Arts Showcase

Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

(In the order of appearance)

The University of New Orleans
Performer: Nicholas Yetter, piano
Faculty Mentor: Robin Williams
Sonata in B minor, H.XVI:33 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Allegro moderato

Southeastern Louisiana University
Performers: Erica Reine, Kyle Herrera, Joshua Herbert
Faculty Mentor: Brina Bourliea Faciane
Tango Virtuoso was composed by internationally renowned French composer and organist, Thierry Escaich in 1991 for Jean-Pierre Baraglioli. It is a delightful and crowd-pleasing piece for saxophone quartet that features the soprano saxophone with a particularly showy part.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Performer: Jonathan Andino
Faculty Mentor: Andrej Kurti
Sonata No. 6 for Solo Violin, op. 27 “Composer: Eugene Ysaye”

Grambling State University
Performers: Erika Goode-Perry, Darriell Herron, and Lyric Lowe; accompanist,  Dr. Joseph Henry
Faculty Mentor: Mary F. Crook, Ms. Natorshua Davis
In the shadow of her husband, Coretta Scott King silently inspired many with her words, music, and love for peace among everyone.
Excerpt from “”We May Triumph””, adapted by Paul B. Crook and performed by Erika Goode-Perry. Music selection “”Climb High Mountains””, arrangement by Betty Jackson King, sung by Darriell Herron. Dance interpretation created and performed by Lyric Lowe.

McNeese State University
Performer: Riley Maggio, clarinet ;  Accompanied on piano by Dr. Ulysses Loken, Instructor of Music
Faculty Mentor: Jan Scott, Asst. Professor of Music – Woodwinds
Concerto No.3 in B-flat Major III
Composer:  Carl Stamitz (1745-1801); Rondo Carl Stamitz was a violinist in the famed Mannheim Orchestra founded by his father, Johann.  He is known for his large output of instrumental music, including eleven clarinet concertos considered to be among the first to feature the clarinet as a solo instrument.

Nicholls State University
Performer: Seth Vicknair
Faculty Mentor: Luciana Soares
Sonata No.2 Scherzo by Fredric Chopin

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Performer: Christian Mouisset
Faculty Mentor: Sara Birk
Selection from My Stupid Hip Hop Fever Dream
My Stupid Hip Hop Fever Dream is an original hip-hop musical about growing up and moving on from dreams of the past. The specific selection revolves around toxic masculinity and the use of bravado to cover deeper hurt.
**The use of strong language is present in this piece, so do be advised of that.

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