Laura Moore - USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital June 15 (3:00)
Posted on June 6, 2016 by Keith Bohnet
Dr. Laura Moore will perform the third of four Piano Camp Faculty Recitals on Wednesday, June 15 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The emphasis of this year's piano camp is American Music, hence all of the faculty will be concentrating their performance efforts in this area. Dr. Moore will perform solo piano works by MacDowell, Griffes and Beach in the first portion of the concert. After the intermission, she will be joined by fellow USA faculty and tenor Dr. Thomas Rowell for piano and vocal works by Ives, Copland, Barber, Bernstein and more.
Tickets for this Department of Music event will be sold at the door only. General admission is $5 for all attendees other than Piano Workshop participants. MAS passes will be honored for these concerts. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136, or go online at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events."
More information about the entire Piano Camp may be obtained through the USA Piano Camp web page -- southalabama.edu/colleges/music/pianocamp
About the performers
Dr. Laura Moore received her MM in Piano Performance from the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she studied with Robert Weirich. She pursued additional training in collaborative piano with Andrew Harley, Benton Hess, and James Douglass at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she earned her DMA in Choral Conducting. Moore is active as a collaborative pianist, having served as staff accompanist at regional Metropolitan Opera and NATS auditions, and performing in faculty and student recitals at the University of South Alabama. Since 2008, she has served as Director of Choral Activities at USA.
Dr. Thomas L. Rowell, tenor, is the Coordinator of Vocal Studies and directs USA Opera Theatre. He teaches studio voice, vocal pedagogy and song literature. His vocal and choral teachers include George C. Martin, Joseph Blass, Sharon C. Mabry, David Robinson, George Mabry, and C. David Keith. Vocal coaches/artists and conductors Dr. Rowell has worked with include Amy Johnson, Vernon Hartman, Mark Thomsen, James Taylor, William Cotten, Jim Caraher, Hugh Keelan, Jerome Shannon, Kamal Khan, Michael Borowitz, Hal France, Andy Anderson, Jeffrey Rink, Xiaolun Chen, and Danielle Orlando. Currently, Dr. Rowell maintains a very active performing schedule as a recitalist, soloist and roles with regional opera companies.
Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at www.maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center." We're on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South, and our physical address is 5751 USA Drive S., Mobile, AL, 36688.
For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at www.southalabama.edu and click on "events" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.
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