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Oct. 4, 7: Voice, oboe star in faculty concerts

Brian Carter

PULLMAN, Wash. – World oboe music and a lecture/performance presentation of vocal works will comprise upcoming concerts in the Washington State University Faculty Artist Series, which raises funds for School of Music student scholarships.

Tickets will be available in the lobby 30 minutes before concert time. They are free for WSU students with ID, $10 general admission and $5 for non-WSU students and seniors 60 and older.

“Living in America,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Bryan Hall, will feature songs written by living American composers. Brian Carter, voice, Jovanni-Rey de Pedro, piano, and Scott Blasco, electronic music, will present discussion and music by Blasco, Richard Hundley, Daron Hagen, Lori Laitman and Steven Mark Kohn.

Keri McCarthy

“Oboe: Here and There,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Bryan Hall, will celebrate traditional and new music from around the world. Keri E. McCarthy, oboe, Karen Savage and Lark Powers, piano, Javier Rodriguez, bassoon, Ruth Boden, cello, and David Jarvis and Brent Edwards, percussion, will perform works by Bach and Saint-Saens, as well as music from Burma, Vietnam and the United States.

For upcoming Faculty Artist Series performances, visit


Sandra Lea Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148,


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