Mary Baldwin University’s Sunday Recital Series continues with a performance by Jennifer Kirkland and Anne Wick, sopranos, and Eloise Kornicke, piano; Sunday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. in Francis Auditorium on the Staunton campus. The program is titled, “A Collage of 20th Century Song and Opera.” The public is welcome to attend.
Ms. Kirkland is an adjunct faculty member of the Mary Baldwin music department, teaching voice and directing the a cappella group Baldwin Charm. She earned a B. Mus. degree in performance from the Indiana University School of Music and a J.D. degree from University of Virginia School of Law. Kirkland has performed and directed professionally in a variety of musical settings, including solo voice and organ recitals, choral concerts and oratorios, musical theatre productions, and commercial studio recordings.
Anne Wick currently teaches voice at Mary Baldwin and directs the Mary Baldwin Madrigal Singers. She earned a B.A. in music from Converse College and an M. Mus. from the University of Michigan. Wick’s public performances span the world of music from opera to cabaret.
Eloise Kornicke teaches piano at Mary Baldwin and maintains a full private studio. Kornicke earned a B. Mus. in piano performance from Biola University, an M. Mus. in piano performance and a Ph. D. in piano pedagogy/music education from Indiana University. She is also Director of Music for the Fishersville United Methodist Church.
The program will include works by Hilary Tann, Aaron Copland, John Duke, Samuel Barber, Francis Poulenc, Kurt Weill, and Duke Ellington.
Tickets are $4 for the general public and $3 for students and seniors and can be purchased at Blue Mountain Coffees, the Bookstack, or at the door. For further information, please call 887-7294.