March 30, 2012 | To Detroit With Love: Original Music at Wayne State University

March 30, 2012 | To Detroit With Love: Original Music at Wayne State University

To Detroit with Love: Original Music and Commentary at Wayne State University

March 30, 2012, 11:45 a.m.

Venue
Schaver Music Recital Hall
Old Main Building, Wayne State University
Corner Cass and Hancock

Artists
Dr. James Hartway, composer
Laura Larson, Flute
Kerstin Allvin, Harp
Marian Tanau, Violin
String Quartet

Tickets
Free Admission


To Detroit With Love: Original music and commentary about the creative process and the City of Detroit. Distinguished Professor Dr. James Hartway will present three of his compositions that were “inspired” by the city and will discuss the process by which they were composed. The guest performing artists will be the Larson/Allvin flute and harp duo, performing Detours, the fusion piano trio and the Fusion string quartet led by Detroit Symphony violinist Marian Tanau performing City Sketches and Dream Cruise — a City Reimagined. This concert is given as part of the Murray E. Jackson University Scholar in the Creative Arts presentations with which Dr. Hartway is involved, and is sponsored by the WSU Academy of Scholars.

Photo credits
Generals by Don Jones
James Hartway by Blake Discher

More Information
Wayne State University Department of Music Calendar (pdf, 1.02 MB)

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