Mary Baldwin University’s Sunday Recital Series continues with Sandra McClain, soprano, and Lise Keiter-Brotzman, pianist, on Sunday, November 11, at 3 p.m. in Francis Auditorium on the Staunton campus. The program will include works by G.F. Handel, Joseph Marx, Robert Ward, and Mary Howe. The public is invited to attend.
Sandra Clemmons McClain, a national winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, has appeared extensively in opera and concert in the New York metropolitan opera as well as in the Southeast. A native of Beaufort, North Carolina, Dr. McClain earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Meredith College, a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music, and the Doctor of Education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. Before joining the Mary Baldwin University faculty in Fall 2001, she was Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University. Dr. McClain has recently released a recording of American art songs called “Love’s Season” with renowned accompanist Margo Garrett on the Musicians Showcase Recordings label.
Pianist Lise Keiter-Brotzman has performed all over the country and is active as a solo recitalist, collaborative artist, and soloist with orchestra. She is currently head of the piano department at Mary Baldwin University. Dr. Keiter-Brotzman has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory, a Master’s degree and a doctorate in music from Indiana University.
Tickets are $5 for the general public and $4 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.