SUU Music College Current Abendmusik

SUU Music College Current Abendmusik

Printed: February 07, 2023 |
Writer: Kol Gibson |

Class: Arts


SUU Music College Current AbendmusikThe Southern Utah College Division of Music will current its college recital, Abendmusik, on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. within the Thorley Recital Corridor. This annual recital options the abilities of a number of full-time and adjunct college members whose abilities exhibit the broad breadth of experience inside the division. This recital is free and open to the general public.

It could be mentioned that “those that can, do; those that can’t, train,” however SUU’s music college are each premier performers and educators. With 14 full-time college and over 30 adjunct professors, the Music program provides undergraduate levels in Instrumental, Vocal, and Piano Efficiency, Music Training, and Industrial Music, in addition to graduate levels in Music Training and Music Expertise. The cautious instruction and mentorship of scholars in these disciplines have produced a whole bunch of profitable alumni who proceed the school’s legacy by working and instructing of their respective fields. 

Alongside the normal solos and ensemble performances that can be carried out, this yr’s recital additionally options a big ensemble of school performing collectively, organized by the director of Graduate Music Expertise, Dan Anderegg.

“Shortly after final yr’s Abendmusik Recital, I started to ascertain what it’d seem like to have a big ensemble of school performing collectively,” says Anderegg, who helped discovered the Music Expertise program in 2016. “I needed our college students to see us come collectively to make music in new methods and see examples of collaboration.”Headshot of Dan Anderegg

Dan had initially desired to write down one thing unique which might incorporate every college member acting on their major instrument, nevertheless, because the piece began coming collectively, he discovered that the piece’s actual goal was to convey the school collectively and bond. He resolved to have the school come collectively and train one another how you can carry out one thing totally different and new by incorporating crystal singing bowls, performers, and a clarinet. 

He continues, “By eradicating each particular person from their consolation zone and never permitting them to play their major devices, I needed to see what sort of expertise we might create. May we stage the enjoying area fully or virtually fully?”

The ensuing artwork efficiency piece, Sotto Voce (Italian for “in a quiet voice”), is carried out principally with sounds and actions relatively than conventional scales and pitches and tells a narrative from the Hebrew Bible the place the voice of Deity was not discovered within the dashing wind, the earthquake, or the blazing hearth, however as an alternative, in a nonetheless, small voice. 

“The SUU college have all the time loved collaborating on our annual recital,” shares Dr. Lawrence Johnson, Chair of the SUU Music Division. “We contemplate this recital a present to the neighborhood which has steadfastly supported us via all of those years and continues to take action, and for which we’re extraordinarily and without end grateful.”

The Abendmusik College Recital is bound to be an thrilling night of music for all musical tastes. Don’t miss this thrilling one-night-only live performance that includes the SUU Music Division’s best-of-the-best! For extra details about arts occasions at SUU, please go to


 Concerning the Faculty of Performing and Visible Arts

The Faculty of Performing and Visible Arts (CPVA) at Southern Utah College contains 41 educational applications together with liberal arts (BA/BS) {and professional} (BFA, BM, BMEd) levels in artwork, design, dance, filmmaking, music, and theatre. It consists of graduate applications within the fields of arts administration (MFA, MA), music schooling (MME), and music know-how (MM). Greater than 60 full-time college and workers are engaged in instructing and mentoring over 900 majors within the Faculty. CPVA presents over 100 performances, lectures, displays, and exhibitions every year and is affiliated with the Southern Utah Museum of Artwork (SUMA), Utah Shakespeare Competition, and the Heart for Shakespeare Research. Southern Utah College is an accredited member of the Nationwide Affiliation of Faculties of Artwork & Design (NASAD), Nationwide Affiliation of Faculties of Dance (NASD), Nationwide Affiliation of Faculties of Music (NASM), and the Nationwide Affiliation of Faculties of Theatre (NAST) making SUU the primary public college within the state of Utah to be accredited by all 4 associations. For extra details about the Faculty of Performing and Visible Arts, go to


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