Michael Morton - Special Guest Artist Flute Concert April 6
Posted on April 2, 2022 by Keith Bohnet
Special guest artist flutist Michael Morton will present a concert at USA on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Morton, known for his arrangements of jazz and pop standards, will be featured playing his version of charts such as My All by Mariah Carey, Dolphin Dance by Herbie Hancock, Pent-Up House by Sonny Rollins, and several of his own original music.
Tickets for this Musical Arts Series event will be sold at the door only. Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only). Musical Arts Series season passes will of course be honored for admission to this event. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136.
About the artist
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Michael Morton attended the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University during his high school
years. He studied jazz at Berklee College of Music in Boston and classical performance
at the University of Memphis and Chapman University where he received a Bachelor of
Music degree. He earned his masters degree in flute performance from the University
of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. Michael’s principal teachers were
Jim Walker (USC), Arthur Hoberman (Chapman), Bruce Erskine (UM) and Jane Kirchner
Michael has been a member of the Auria Trio, the Los Angeles Flute Orchestra and principal flutist with the Southeast Symphony in Los Angeles. He has performed with or done recordings for Placido Domingo, Whitney Houston, Terrence Howard, Spike Lee, Terence Blanchard, Disney studios, Sony and Warner Brothers studios. Currently, he is a freelance flutist, recording artist and teacher in Nashville.
Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at maps.google.com and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center." We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.
This concert is presently scheduled to appear on the USA Department of Music Live
Stream page available on our website. Please check this linked site for more up-to-date
information about watching this performance virtually --
For information about the Department of Music at the University of South Alabama, proceed to our website -- www.southalabama.edu/music
For information on how to become a member of the Musical Arts Society, visit our Musical Arts Series website at https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/music/mas.html -- On that page, you'll see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.
Covid-19 information -- While on campus, students, employees, and visitors are required to follow all USA COVID-19 policies and practices. These policies can be found at https://www.southalabama.edu/coronavirus/. Be advised that policies may change during the semester, so check the University's Coronavirus Update page regularly. Furthermore, this event is subject to specific USA safety protocols in place at the time of the concert, including mask mandates, audience limitations, and even possible cancellation.
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