Faculty Showcase to Feature Duo Flute Recital

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 26, 2003— Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music faculty member Paul Thompson, with special guest artist Jessica Terry, will present a duo flute recital at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12 in Old St. Vincent’s Church. 

Joining them will be Matt Yount on piano, Mary Miller on harpsichord, and Kirk Miller on cello.

Two-flute works to be performed include the “Trisonata” by J.S. Bach, Paul Hindemith’s “Canonic Sonatina” for two flutes, and the “Duettino Americain” by Franz Doppler. Additionally, Terry will perform “Ibert’s Piece for Unaccompanied Flute,” and Thompson will give the Missouri premiere performance of  Robert Fruehwald’s evocative composition, “Atacameno Eluwun” for solo flute and tape.

Thompson is currently instructor of flute at Southeast, where he also teaches “Freshman Seminar,” “Jazz Appreciation,” “Music History” and “Victorian Studies.” Additionally, he performs with the faculty period instrument ensemble The Southeast Baroque Trio, as well as the Kingsbury Ensemble of St. Louis. He has appeared as soloist at National Flute Association Conventions in both Dallas and New York City.

Terry is studying at the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory with Mary Posses. A recent winner of the Music Teachers’ National Association District Competition, she has performed in masterclasses of William Bennet, Jill Felber, Michel Debost, Bradley Garner and Jim Walker.

Tickets for the Oct. 12 flute recital are $7 for the public; $6 for Southeast faculty, staff, and senior citizens; and $5 for students (pre-sale only). Call the Performing Arts Box Office at (573) 651-2265 for more information.