“Martha Hart & Paula Kasica: Chamber Music for Voice and Harp”- 4/8/13, Master Class by Heaven Fan- 4/9/13

Webster University presents an evening of Chamber Music for harp, flute, voice and guitar, featuring Webster University faculty members Martha J. Hart and Paula Kasica, on Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, Mo., 63119.  

Performers include: Heaven Fan, guest harpist from Anderson University, Indiana; Paula Kasica, flutist, adjunct professor of flute, Webster University; Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano, assistant professor of voice, Webster University; and William Lenihan, guitar, director of Jazz Performance and Guitar, Washington University.

The Repertoire includes: “Simple Song” from Mass, by Leonard Bernstein; “Tres Canciones Españolas” by Joaquin Rodrigo, voice and guitar; “Sonata for Flute and Harp” by Adrian Schaposhnikov; “Morning, Evening and Night” from This Way to the Tomb by Benjamin Britten, voice and harp; and “Taheke” by Gareth Farr.

Cost is $5 general, $3 seniors, and free for Webster faculty, staff, and students with valid I.D. Tickets may only be purchased at the door, which will open one hour prior to the performance. For more information, call 968-7032, or the Fine Arts Hotline at 968-7128.

Master Class

Internationally recognized harpist, Dr. Heaven Fan, will present a Master Class in various chamber works for harp, flute and voice on Tuesday, April 9, from 3-5 pm in room 262 of the East Academic Building, 545 Garden Ave., on Webster's campus. A native of Taiwan, the award-winning harpist received her bachelor's degree with highest distinction in both harp and piano performance from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music at Griffith University in Australia, and her master's degree, artist diploma, and Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. Dr. Fan is currently on the harp faculties of Anderson University and the MasterWorks Festival. Student ensembles will present works of Britten, Ravel and Ibert. This event is free and open to the public.