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Contact: Christina Chapple
Date: 3/14/05
 
Shawn Roy and Chan Kiat LimClick on image for publication quality photo 

MARCH 21 GUEST RECITAL FEATURES BASS-BARITONE, PIANIST
       HAMMOND – Bass-baritone Shawn Roy and pianist Chan Kiat Lim will perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Fauré, Strauss, Brahms and Weill at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Music Recital Hall March 21.
      The free 7:30 p.m. concert is part of Encore!, the Department of Music and Dramatic Arts’ annual spring concert series.  
       Roy is a vocal instructor and director of the Opera Theater at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1998. Previously, he performed with companies such as the New York City Opera National Company, Arizona Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Center for Contemporary Opera in New York, and West Norwegian Opera and toured in France, Spain, Belgium and Switzerland. His directing credits include “The Medium,” “Hansel and Gretel” and “Cosi Fan Tutte.” 
       Roy received his master’s degree in voice and artist diploma in opera from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.
       Lim, a native of Malaysia, is also a graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he received his doctoral degree. A member of the piano faculty at the ULL, he was the recipient of the College of Creative Arts Performance Grant from West Virginia University and has won several piano competitions including the Young Artist Concerto Competition, WVMTNA Collegiate Piano Competition, and WGUC Cincinnati Public Classical Radio Audition. 
       Lim was the official accompanist for the 45th World Piano Competition and the instrumental and vocal collaborative pianist for the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca in Italy. 
       For additional information about the concert, contact the Department of Music and Dramatic Arts, 985-549-2184.