Wunderlich to Perform Inaugural Recital in Shuck Recital Hall

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Aug. 27, 2007 – Tyson Wunderlich, adjunct professor in the Department of Music at Southeast Missouri State University, will present the inaugural event, a piano recital, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4 in the Shuck Recital Hall in the Seminary Building at River Campus.

Wunderlich will perform Beethoven’s “Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp Major (Op. 78),” and Chopin’s “The Four Ballades.” Included in “The Four Ballades” are “Ballade No.1 in G Minor (Op. 23),” “Ballade No. 2 in F Major (Op. 38),” “Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major (Op. 47)” and “Ballade No. 4 in F Minor (Op. 52).”

Tyson Wunderlich is an active pianist and conductor in the southeast Missouri area as both a freelancer and a teacher. He earned a bachelor’s of music degree in piano performance from Southeast Missouri State University under James Sifferman, following studies with Rebecca Fulgham. Later, Wunderlich earned a master’s degree in wind conducting from the New England Conservatory under Charles Peltz, with additional studies from Dr. Robert Gifford, professor emeritus of music, and William Drury. In 2006, Wunderlich placed sixth in the International Wind Conducting Competition in Vienna.

In addition to his teaching duties at Southeast, Wunderlich serves as an adjunct professor at Mineral Area College. He is also a music instructor at Saxony Lutheran High School and Trinity Lutheran Elementary, both in Cape Girardeau. He is the founding director of the Perry County Lutheran Chorale.

Tickets are $7 for general admission, $6 for faculty and staff, and $1 for students displaying a student ID. Tickets may be purchased from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the River Campus Box Office, (573) 651-2265, located in the Atrium of the Cultural Arts Center.  Tickets also may also be purchased through MetroTix at metrotix.com or by calling (800) 213-5949.