The CU@SC concert series returns to the Simmons Center with “The Romantic Piano,” a concert by Hyunsoon Whang, professor of music, and a celebration of the artistry of Cameron’s art students on Friday, February 4. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a preview of Cameron’s 2011 Cameron Art Exhibition, and Whang will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. to present a program of piano music from the Romantic era. Following the concert, Whang and the student artists will be feted at a valentine-themed reception. Tickets are $8 for adults or two for $12, and $6 for K-12 students and senior citizens. Contact the Simmons Center Box Office at 580-252-2900 for tickets. Cameron University students are admitted free with valid ID.
Whang will perform Schubert’s beloved “Sonata in A Minor D. 784” followed by Ravel’s “Valse nobles et sentimentales,” a work inspired by Schubert’s music. After intermission, she will perform Brahms' Op. 119, a set of four piano pieces that are achromatic. “Tarantella” from “Années de Pèlerinage” by Liszt rounds out the program.
The 2011 Cameron Art Exhibition will be on display at the Simmons Center through February 24 at no charge. Approximately 75 works in a variety of styles and media will be featured. Classical drawings created by students in the Drawing I and II classes and executed in graphite, charcoal or pastel will be displayed as well as expressive and interpretive drawings from the Advanced Drawing and Figure Drawing classes. Oil paintings featuring both the academic and expressive approach to subject matter will be showcased. Original prints will include lithography, mono prints, etchings, and solar prints. Digital imagery and graphic design images will encompass logo design, brochure development, poster design, corporate identity, etc. Subject matter throughout the exhibition will include still life, landscape, the figure, portraiture, and the self-portrait. Mixed media sculpture will include interpretations of persona, cliché, and kinetic works.
CU@SC is presented by the Cameron University School of Liberal Arts. For more information about the concert and art exhibition, call 580-581-5506.
January 25, 2011