Shepherd School students to perform at Kennedy Center Feb 20

first_imgShare1Rice UniversityOffice of Public Affairs / News & Media RelationsDavid [email protected] [email protected] School students to perform at Kennedy CenterHOUSTON – (Feb. 15, 2016) – Eleven students representing Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., at 6 p.m. Feb. 20. The concert is part of The Conservatory Project, a Kennedy Center program showcasing the best young musical talent from the nation’s leading conservatories, colleges and universities.The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (Photo credit: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.)The event will include a performance by The Möbius Brass Quintet, featuring Anthony Bellino on trumpet, Daniel Taubenheim on trumpet, Brian Mangrum on horn, Tanner Antonetti on trombone and Zachary Bridges on tuba. The concert will also feature performances by Natalie Lin on violin, David Mamedov on piano, Ryo Kaneko on piano, Mark Chien on violin, Sarah Bouse on piano and tenor vocalist Jack Swanson. The students will perform works of Schumann, Barber, Donizetti and Rice Professor of Composition and Theory Karim Al-Zand.This is the 13th year that Shepherd School students have been invited to perform as part of the project; the Shepherd School is one of only eight schools initially chosen for the program when it launched in 2004.The concert is free and open to the public, and the event will be webcast at more information, contact Amy McCaig, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777 or [email protected] news release can be found online at Rice News and Media Relations via Twitter @RiceUNews.Related Materials:Shepherd School of Music: the Shepherd School on Twitter at @ShepherdSchool.Kennedy Center website: link: credit: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. With 3,910 undergraduates and 2,809 graduate students, Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is 6-to-1. Its residential college system builds close-knit communities and lifelong friendships, just one reason why Rice is ranked No. 1 for best quality of life and for lots of race/class interaction by the Princeton Review. Rice is also rated as a best value among private universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. To read “What they’re saying about Rice,” go to you do not wish to receive news releases from Rice University, reply to this email and write “unsubscribe” in the subject line. Office of News and Media Relations – MS 300, Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, TX 77005 AddThislast_img

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