Lunchtime Concert: Voice & Oboe
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – 12:30 p.m.
Convocation Hall – UH 213
Free of charge!
Please note: this concert has unfortunately been cancelled
With the support of a doctoral fellowship from SSHRC, soprano LARA HOUSEZ completed her Ph.D. in musicology at the Eastman School of Music in 2013. She has presented her research on Stephen Sondheim at over a dozen international conferences and has contributed encyclopedia entries to the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of American Music. In addition to her research, Lara teaches courses at SOTA and gives lessons in her private voice studio. As a singer, she specializes in the music of Bach, Handel, and Mozart.
ISLAY-MAY RENWICK has played oboe and english horn with many ensembles in Canada and the United States. She is currently principal oboist of the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. She has played with the Bolshoi Ballet, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, including performing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary and with the McMaster Chamber Orchestra with which she has performed several concertos. Islay-May is currently the Music Director at Grace Lutheran Church. The duo’s performance will include music by Bach, Berg, and Sacchini.