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CLARINETIST, PIANIST PRESENT SOUTHEASTERN FACULTY RECITAL
HAMMOND – Southeastern
Louisiana University Department of Music and Dramatic Arts clarinetist
Andrew Seigel will present a faculty recital Tuesday, Nov. 22 in the Pottle
Music Building Auditorium.
Seigel will be joined by fellow
faculty member Kenneth Boulton, piano, for the free 7:30 p.m. recital.
The program includes “Introduction, Theme & Variation” by Giocchino
Rossini, “God Bless the Child” by Arthur Herzog and Billie Holiday as interpreted
by Eric Dolphy, “Ballade” by Eugène Bozza, “Ritual, op. 41” by Katherine
Hoover, and “Little Suite of Four Dances” by William Bolcom.
Seigel, who joined the Southeastern
faculty last fall, previously taught clarinet at Michigan State University,
Albion College, and Spring Arbor University. He earned his doctoral degree
at Michigan State University, studying clarinet with Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr.
From 1997-1999, he studied as a Fulbright Scholar at Hungary’s Franz Liszt
Academy of Music.
A California native, Seigel received
a bachelor’s degree in music education and master’s degree in music performance
from California State University-Fresno. He has performed throughout the
United States and in Hungary, Germany, and Romania. He performed with the
Grand Rapids and West Shore symphonies and has also performed with the
Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra, the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, the
Fresno Philharmonic, the Orpheus Chamber Ensemble, and the Tulare Symphony.
As a chamber musician, Seigel
has performed with the Powers Woodwind Quintet of Central Michigan University,
the Fulton Ensemble, and is the founding clarinetist of the Veritas Ensemble.
He was a featured performer at the 1998 Fulbright Musical Gala in Berlin,
and has appeared as a soloist with ensembles in California and Michigan.
During the summer, Seigel teaches and performs at the New England Music
Camp, in Sidney, Maine.
Boulton has performed widely as
soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in Europe.
His debut recordings of Elie Siegmeister’s major works for solo piano,
released on compact disc by Naxos, have garnered international critical
acclaim and have been described by “Classics Today” as “dynamically charged,
fiercely committed, and brilliantly virtuostic.”
A Seattle native, Boulton earned
his bachelor’s degree from Washington State University. In addition, he
has a master’s and doctoral degree in piano performance from the University
of Maryland at College Park, where his teachers included Nelita True and
For additional information, contact
the Department of Music and Dramatic Arts, 985-549-2184.