performances set at Shippensburg University
of musical events is planned at Shippensburg University this fall. The programs, all free and open to the
29: Chapel Series, Trio La Milpa, 7:30 p.m., Old Main Chapel. Selected
movements from Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1 arranged for two oboes and English
horn will be performed along with Shippensburg University String Ensemble. The second half of the concert will feature works
performed solely by the trio. The
members of Trio La Milpa are Katherine Needleman, Michael Lisicky and Sandra
According to their website, they originally served as the
oboe/English horn section of the Richmond Symphony in Virginia before they
broke away to perform chamber music written for two oboes and English horn. The
group has worked in conjunction with the Baltimore Symphony's “BSO On-The-Go”
community and has been involved in a multi-visit residency project in the
Montgomery County, Md., school district. They also spent a residency at the
University of Delaware and performed on tour in Greenland.
Chapel Series, “Duo Claritare”—3 p.m., Old Main Chapel. Clarinetist Michael Hoover and classical
guitarist Candice Mowbray will perform a program of diverse modern works with
influences from jazz and world styles. The sound is further enhanced by Duo
Claritare's unique, international program of works from France, Brazil,
Argentina, England and Ireland.
According to the group’s Facebook page,
Hoover, who has a bachelor of science degree in music education from West
Chester University, is the principal second clarinet with the Maryland Symphony
Orchestra and principal first clarinet with the Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Festival Orchestra. He is an instructor of clarinet and saxophone at
The St. James School, The Mercersburg Academy and for Music and Arts Centers in
Mowbray, active as both a solo artist and chamber, has appeared as a guest
performer and lecturer on many concert series including the Bethlehem Guitar
Festival, the Ibero American Guitar Festival at the Smithsonian, Austin Peay
State University GuitarFest, and the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society
series. She earned a doctorate of musical arts degree in classical guitar
performance from Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia. In addition to
performing, she has taught for Shenandoah Conservatory, Mount Saint Mary’s
University, Shepherd University, and Hagerstown and Frederick community
Woodwind Ensembles Concert, 3 p.m., Old Main Chapel.
Brass Ensemble & Women’s Chorale concert, 7:30 p.m., Old Main Chapel.
Nov. 24: SU
Community Orchestra concert, 3 p.m., Luhr’s Performing Arts Center.
information on any of the events, call the music and theatre arts department at 477-1638.