Music Honors Boury's 30 Years as Resident Composer

UALR’s Department of Music and the Office of Campus Life will celebrate Robert Boury’s thirtieth year as UALR resident composer with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17 in Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall of the UALR Fine Arts Building.

The concert is dedicated to Boury’s original compositions, performed by the composer and several guest artists.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The program includes “Sonatina” performed on piano by Norman Boehm of Hendrix College, along with “Two Love Songs” and “To Dream Again” performed by composer Boury on piano and featuring soprano Misook Yun. The composition, “Monarch’s Journey,” will be performed by Boury and the DDG Double Reed Trio, which includes Leanna Booze and Lorraine Duso on oboe and Beth Wheeler on English horn.

A special feature will include projected images of Arkansas moths photographed by Don Simons from Lori Spencer’s “Arkansas Butterflies & Moths” and turned into an art enhanced animated video by Arkansas artist Warren Criswell. The pianist for “Secret Designs” will be Kristina Marinova, UALR piano faculty member. To end the program, Boehm will perform “Portrait of Chopin” and “Jesse James Rag” on piano.

For more information, contact the music department at 501-569-3294.

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