Today's performance features cellist Cecylia Barczyk. She will be accompanied on the piano by her daughter Elizabeth Borowsky. Ms. Barczyk is a professor of music at Towson and an adjunct professor at CCBC. Their program will include a sonata for two cellos and piano, written by local composer William Milner. Ms. Barczyk is known throughout Europe and North America and is an esteemed cellist.
The professional musicians of the CCBC music faculty will present a diverse program of selections from classical to jazz, in solo and ensemble.
Faculty performing: Cecilia Barczyk (cello), Megan Dimmock (soprano), Joe Teter (piano), Andrew Dickenson (guitar), Brian Comotto (guitar), Rob Winter (guitar), Andrew Lewis (piano), William Watson (drums), Christopher Wolfe (clarinet), Monica Otal (piano).
The young American Bass Kevin Thompson is rapidly emerging as that rare breed of Basso Profundo possessing a commanding stage presence and a voice with extraordinary range, depth, and color. A native of Washington, D.C., Mr. Thompson is an alumnus of San Francisco Opera's prestigious Merola Program, The Juilliard School in New York, and a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Mr. Thompson presents a recital of opera and art song, including Negro Spirituals and songs of African-American composers in celebration of African-American History Month.
This select choral ensemble, under the direction of CCBC faculty member Monica Otal, will present excerpts from Saint-Saens' Christmas Oratorio, as well as diverse music of the holiday season.
Talented students studying applied music at CCBC will present a recital of varied classical works ranging from the Baroque era to contemporary times.