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Faculty Artist Series, October 18

The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences - Department of Music will present the next in its Faculty Artist Series with Julie Johnson Sarver on flute and piccolo, accompanied by Sandra Carnes, piano; Jack Ballard, piano; Tyler Carpenter, percussion; and Martin Nielsen, bass.  The program will be Monday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center (The Barn), and is free and open to the public.  A program follows.

Julie Johnson Sarver is an adjunct music faculty member at Malone University, where she teaches Applied Flute and Flute Pedagogy. She is also the instructor of flute at Kent State University Stark Campus and has taught at Walsh University. This is the twenty-fourth season that Sarver has played flute and piccolo in the Canton Symphony Orchestra. She also holds the position of teaching artist with the Canton Symphony Orchestra Education Department. She has also played with the Pittsburgh Opera, Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, the Ashland Symphony, the Cleveland Pops, and three seasons with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra. She was awarded the Top Virtuoso Woodwind Award at the Mid-America Music Association Competition in St. Louis, MO and won third place at the national level of the Music Teacher’s National Association competition in Phoenix, AZ in 1981. She is an active free-lance musician, performing with the Canton Player’s Guild and on concerts, recitals, and weddings throughout Ohio. She has adjudicated for the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association competition, and in 2003, she was selected to be a judge for the National Flute Association’s flute choir auditions. Sarver holds a bachelor of music degree from the University of Nebraska and a master of music degree in flute performance from the School of Music at Indiana University where her teachers include James Pellerite, Peter Lloyd of the London Symphony Orchestra, and William Hebert of the Cleveland Orchestra. She is a member of the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association and the National Flute Association.


Fantaisie…………………………………………………………………………Georges Hue
                                                         (1858-1948)

Nocturne in Eb Major………………………………………………………..Frederic Chopin
         (1810-1849)
                                      Arr. by James Galway

from Concerto in C Major for Piccolo, p. 79………………………………..Antonio Vivaldi
    Largo                                         (1675-1741)

Serenade……………………………………………………………..………Howard Hanson
                                             (1896-1981)

Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano…………………………………………………Claude Bolling
                                         (b. 1930)
     Baroque and Blue
    Sentimentale
    Fugace
    Irlandaise
    Veloce