James Helton, USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital July 10 at 3:00 p.m.


Posted on July 8, 2018 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet


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Dr. James Helton

Dr. James Helton will perform in a USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital on Tuesday, July 10 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The emphasis of this year's piano camp is Piano Literature of the 20th Century, hence Dr. Helton's program will feature Expressionism of the 20th Century.
Tickets for this Department of Music event will be sold at the door only. General admission is $5 for all attendees other than Piano Camp participants. Musical Arts Concert Series 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 -- http://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/music/pianocamp.html

About the performer

Dr. James Helton, pianist, is a Professor of Music at Ball State University, Indiana, where he teaches studio piano and coordinates the accompanying program. An active performer, Helton has been heard in many states throughout the U.S. as recitalist, collaborator, and orchestra soloist working with Pulitzer Prize winning composers George Crumb, William Bolcom, Lucas Foss and Joseph Schwantner. At the University of Illinois, Helton completed a D.M.A. in Piano Performance and Literature with a cognate in Musicology and the Master of Music degree in Piano Performance/Pedagogy. He is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and currently serves on the Indiana state board in two capacities: as chairperson of Collegiate Performance Competitions and as chairperson of first state Committee on Collaborative Arts.

USA Piano Camp Concerts

Monday, July 9, 2018 -- 3:00 p.m.
Robert Holm -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
The Music of Bela Bartok
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -- 3:00 p.m.
James Helton -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
Expressionism of the 20th Century
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -- 12:30 p.m.
Ellen Elder -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
20th and 21st Century Piano Music
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -- 3:00 p.m.
Axel Lenarduzzi -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
French Music of the 20th Century
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -- 3:00 p.m.
Michael Gurt -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
Spanish and South American Music of the 20th Century
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Friday, July 13, 2018 -- 1:00 p.m.
USA Piano Camp Participant Finale Concert
Laidlaw Recital Hall

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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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