Senior Percussionist Kevin Newsome Completes Recital May 3
Posted on May 22, 2020 by Keith Bohnet
USA student percussionist Kevin Newsome successfully completed his Senior Percussion
Recital on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center
Recital Hall. Assisting in this performance with Newsome was USA faculty pianist
Doreen Lee. The concert was presented in front of an empty house due to coronavirus
protections, and all musicians performing in this concert maintained proper social
distancing per university and local guidelines.
This recital was the culmination of Newsome's time as a student at South Alabama. As an undergraduate performer, he was a key member of several elite ensembles, including the USA Wind Ensemble, USA Symphony Band and several iterations of the USA Percussion Ensemble.
Kevin Newsome's final senior recital was presented in partial fulfillment of the degree Bachelor of Music with Concentration in Performance – Instrumental. He is a student of Luis Rivera. His recital program appears below.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
SENIOR PERCUSSION RECITAL
Doreen Lee, piano
Concerto for Marimba and Strings (2005, rev. 2015) Emmanuel Séjourné
I. Avec Force (b. 1961)
III. Rythmique, Énergique
Douze Études pour Caisse-Claire Jacques Delécluse
No. 9 (1933-2015)
Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 (1717-1723) Johann Sebastian Bach
(for unaccompanied violoncello) (1685-1750)
Eight Pieces for Four Timpani (1966) Elliott Carter
I. Saëta (1908-2012)
Spain Chick Corea
The Anvil Chorus David Lang
This recital is presented as a part of the requirements for the degree
Bachelor of Music with Concentration in Performance – Instrumental.
Kevin Newsome is a student of Luis Rivera.
The Fifty-first Concert of Academic Year 2019-2020
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