Margaret Denton, second artist in Sunday Recital Series

October 18, 2001

Mary Baldwin University’s Sunday Recital Series continues with Margaret Denton, pianist on Sunday, October 28, at 3 p.m. in Francis Auditorium on the Staunton campus. The program will include works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, and Modest Mussorgsky. The public is invited to attend.

Currently on the faculty of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Dr. Denton teaches piano and theory. As the recipient of a Fulbright Grant to Germany, her research involved the rhetoric of Classical music as it relates to the German language and culture. She has also performed as a soloist and chamber musician across Germany and in many festivals in the U.S., including the Southeast Music Festival, Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts Summer Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival.

Dr. Denton earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Rice University. She recently received the doctorate of music degree in piano performance from Indiana University. While at Indiana, Dr. Denton held concurrent positions as a Pre-College Faculty Piano Instructor and an Assistant Instructor, teaching class piano and studio piano. She has held teaching positions at Rice University and Indiana University and is a frequent adjudicator of competitions.

Tickets are $4 for the general public and $3 for students and seniors and can be purchased at Blue Mountain Coffees, at the Bookstack, or at the door. For further information, please call 887-7294.