Southeastern Music presents Drescher clarinet recital

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
by: Rene Abadie

HAMMOND – The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University will present Instructor Victor Drescher in a recital on clarinet.

The free concert is a part of the Faculty Recital Series and will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Pottle Auditorium.

Drescher is currently an instructor at Southeastern University. Prior to his appointment he served for five years as assistant director of bands at East Ascension High School in Gonzales. He holds a bachelor's degree in music performance and music education and a master's degree from Louisiana State University.

Drescher has appeared as a guest soloist in Carnegie Hall, Texas A&M Commerce, and several times across the state of Louisiana. He currently serves as principal clarinet of Opera Louisiane and the Louisiana Sinfonietta and has also performed numerous times with the Baton Rouge Symphony and the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestras.

Accompanying Drescher during the performance are Mary Bresowar on piano in "Time Pieces." Drescher will then be joined by his wife, flautist Shanna Drescher, for "Wildflowers." He will be joined by Nicole Mylnczak in performing "Concertpiece No.2." The concert will conclude with the Lagniappe Wind Quintet playing "Six Bagatelles." The quintet features Shanna Drescher on flute, Victor Drescher on clarinet, Elizabeth Miller on oboe, Scott Miller on bassoon, and Arisia Gilmore, also a Southeastern faculty member, on French Horn.

For more information, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.

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