PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public faculty recital featuring bassoon music will be presented by Ryan Hare, associate professor at Washington State University, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Kimbrough hall.
 
He will be joined by Gerald Berthiaume, professor, on the piano. They will perform music by Villa-Lobos, Mignone, Jancourt and Feld.
Originally from Reno, Nev., Hare teaches composition, music theory and studio bassoon at WSU and is bassoonist with the Solstice Wind Quintet
          
He earned a doctorate of musical arts in composition from the University of Washington; his other degrees include a master of music in composition from Ithaca College and a bachelor of arts in music from Oregon State University. Prior to his arrival at WSU, Hare held appointments at the University of Washington, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University and Oregon State University and taught composition and bassoon at Music Works Northwest, a community music school in Bellevue, Wash.
 
His principal teachers in composition have been Joel-Francois Durand, Richard Karpen and Diane Thome at the University of Washington; Greg Woodward at Ithaca College, and Ron Jeffers at Oregon State University with additional lessons from Shulamit Ran, Jacob Druckman, Brian Ferneyhough and Paul-Heinz Dittrich.
 
Hare’s significant teachers for bassoon include Arthur Grossman, Lee Goodhew, Mike Curtis and Seth Krimsky.
 
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Source:
Ryan Hare, WSU School of Music, 509-335-1151, rhare@wsu.edu
Media contact:
Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, sandra_albers@wsu.edu