|Music program presents vocal recital
RELEASED: Oct. 9, 2003
DANVILLE, KYThe Centre College music program will present a vocal recital featuring Daniel Weeks (tenor) and Naomi Oliphant (piano) from the University of Louisville.
The free concert will take place on Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Audrey R. Gillespie
The program will include works by Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Fauré, and Rossini and will feature a performance of Benjamin Britten's "Seven Sonnets of Michaelangelo," a 20th-century masterwork.
Daniel Weeks, a former Centre professor, maintains a busy concert schedule, giving recitals and master classes, and he's nearing the completion of his D.M.A. in voice performance at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He holds degrees from Belmont University in Nashville and Florida State University.
In 1999, Weeks was a National Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and was a featured performer on the nationally broadcast concert from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. He has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, the Bowling Green Orchestra, and the Hilton Head Symphony.
Weeks is an active and committed teacher. Prior to coming to the University of Louisville, Weeks held positions at Centre College, Asbury College, Transylvania University and Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Oliphant has earned an international reputation as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada and Europe. Her solo appearances include engagements with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Louisville Orchestra, the Louisville Ballet, the Hamilton Philharmonic, and the Niagara Symphony.
Dr. Oliphant was appointed associate dean of the school of music at the University of Louisville in 1998. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Toronto, and a D.M.A. in Performance from the University of Michigan.
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