Guest, Faculty Recital Set for Oct. 28

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-22

Samford's School of the Arts will present guest soprano Melanie Williams and Samford faculty tenor Randall Richardson in recital Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.

The program will include works by Bach, Liszt, Poulenc, Bellini and others, including the familiar "Time to Say Goodbye," made popular by recording artists Andrea Boccelli and Sarah Brightman.

Dr. Richardson is a professor of voice in the School of the Arts at Samford, where he is coordinator of performance studies and musical theatre.

Dr. Williams is associate professor of music at the University of Montevallo, where she is vocal area head and teaches applied voice, vocal pedagogy and diction courses.

The singers will be accompanied by pianist Dr. Lynn Faulkner, staff accompanist at the University of Montevallo.

The public is invited free of charge.

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