Faculty to Collaborate for ‘A Night of Latin Music’

Jan. 25, 2010

UT Dallas music faculty members will present favorite works for ensemble as the University continues its 40-year celebration with “A Night of Latin Music.”

This concert on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. in the Conference Center will include compositions by Robert X. Rodríguez, professor of music at UT Dallas.

The event also features performances by a faculty jazz band and vocal quartet Dallas Pro Musica.

The program for this event includes Milhaud’s “Suite”; “Semi-Suite” and “Tango di Tango” by Rodríguez; Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s “Romancero Gitano” for guitar and vocal quartet; and various Latin jazz selections.

Participating faculty and friends include: Ronald Neal (violin), Winston Stone (clarinet), Kathryn Evans (soprano), Mary Medrick (alto), Enric Madriguera (guitar), Kelly Durbin (piano), Michael McVay (staff accompanist, piano), Hoyt Neal (tenor), Christine DeRose Chiffollo (guitar), Michael Borts (bass), Lori Gerard (percussionist), James Gilyard (bass) and Ted Wasser (drums).

The event is free to the public, with a voluntary $5 donation at the door. All proceeds will go to the Bryce Jordan Scholarship Fund for students in the arts.


Media Contact: Sarah Stockton, UT Dallas, (972) 883-4320, sarah.stockton@utdallas.edu
or the Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2155, newscenter@utdallas.edu

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  The faculty concert is part of the University's ongoing 40th year celebration.

 


The program includes compositions by Robert X. Rodríguez, professor of music at UT Dallas.

  Robert X. Rodriguez

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