Leslie Jones to Present Recital of Art Song Oct. 23

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 18, 2005 — Leslie Jones, contralto and associate professor of voice and opera at Southeast Missouri State University, will present a recital of art song entitled “Music for a While” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 in Old St. Vincent’s Church in Cape Girardeau. 

Southeast faculty member Matt Yount is the pianist for the program, and soprano and fellow faculty member Lori Shaffer will join the program for a pair of duets.  The program includes music of Purcell, Mozart, Rossini, Wolf, Fauré, and Bolcom. 

Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Box Office at (573) 651-2265.  For more information, contact the Department of Music at (573) 651-2141.