PULLMAN, Wash. — Mother/son duo Berkeley and Deon Price will present
“Music for Springtime” during a program March 23 on the Washington State
University campus. The 8 p.m. concert is planned for Bryan Hall Auditorium
and is open to the public without charge.
The Price duo will perform music by women composers, including “When
Night Came …” by Karen P. Thomas, a piece dedicated to the women of
Bosnia. The program also will feature “Angelic Piano Pieces” and “Big Sur
Triptych,” Deon Price’s original music. Other pieces will represent English
composer Madeleine Dring, French composer Paule Maurice, Californians Alex
Shapiro and Deborah Kavasch, and Texan Sally Reid.
Berkeley Price is a clarinetist and a member of the West Virginia Wesleyan
College faculty. Deon Price is a composer, pianist and immediate
past-president of the International Alliance for Women in Music.
The performance is part of a weeklong Pacific Northwest tour. The duo has
performed throughout Europe and the United States, and been critically
acclaimed by The Los Angeles Times.