Recital of Song, Art to be Presented in Shuck Recital Hall


by News Bureau on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 31, 2012 – “Songs and Art: A Woman’s Life from ‘Tot’ to ‘Todt’” will be presented by Lori Shaffer, soprano, with Matt Yount, piano, at 1 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

This recital in song and art, which follows a woman’s life from childhood to maidenhood, womanhood and death, features music from several genres paired with slides of visual art projected throughout the performance.

“The images are used to enhance the overall effect of the art songs presented,” Shaffer said.

Composers include Charles Ives, Johann Sebastian Bach, Henri Duparc, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Strauss, Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf.

Shaffer and Yount are both members of the Southeast music faculty. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (573) 651-2141.


Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651–2265. Tickets may also be purchased online at