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November 26, 2003

Purdue musicians to perform chamber music

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue’s top classical musicians will offer an evening of chamber music Thursday, Dec. 4 in Fowler Hall of the Purdue Stewart Center.

The recital, sponsored by Purdue University Bands, begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

The Fiori String Quartet will open the evening with Mendelssohn’s "String Quartet No. 2 in A Major." Works by Haydn, Brahms and Khachaturian also are on the program.

Internationally-known flutist Pamina Blum, who coaches the Purdue students, will perform with cellist Ben Niehoff, a senior in electrical and computer engineering from Indianapolis, and pianist John Fisher, a graduate student in agriculture from Lafayette, Ind., in Leclair’s "Triosonata No. 8 in F Major."

Several works feature violin-piano duos include Frank’s "Violin Sonata in A Major" and Brahms "Violin Sonata in G Major."

For more information call (765) 496-6785 or visit the Bands web site at http://www.purdue.eud/BANDS.

Writer: Marydell Forbes (765) 496-7704, mforbes@purdue.edu

Source: Kathy Matter, Purdue Bands public relations director, (765) 496-6785, kcmatter@purdue.edu

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096; purduenews@purdue.edu


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