Faculty from Plymouth State College’s Department of Music and Theatre will present a concert of music for flute, cello and piano at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 29 in the Silver Cultural Arts Center’s Smith Recital Hall. The performers are Carleen Graff, piano, Heidi Baxter, flute, and Donna Denniston, cello.
The concert will feature classical pieces such as Brahms’ E Minor Sonata for Cello and Piano; Faure’s Elegy for Cello and Piano; Sonatine for Flute and Piano by French composer Pierre Sancan; as well as the newer work Vox Balaenae for Three Masked Players (Voice of the Whale for Flute, Cello and Piano) by George Crumb which Graff notes has “incredible sonorities.”
Professor of Music Carleen Graff teaches applied and class piano, as well as piano pedagogy, at Plymouth State. She is president of the Eastern Division of the Music Teachers National Association and is a frequent adjuticator for competitions in the U.S. and Canada. Flutists Heidi Baxter plays regularly with the Vermont Music Festival, Vermont Symphony, Opera North Orchestra and the Hanover Chamber Orchestra, and teaches flute at PSC. Donna Denniston is a member of the Granite State Orchestra and the Musicians of Wall Street; she teaches cello at Plymouth State and at the Concord Community Music School.
There is no charge for admission. For information, call the Silver Cultural Arts Center box office at 535-ARTS. If special arrangements are required for people with disabilities, please call in advance.