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National Symphony Orchestra To Present Trombone-Violin Recital on Friday Night

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011 [8:08 PM]

COLUMBIA,  Ky. -- Southcentral  Kentucky residents can warm up on Feb. 18 with an evening of chamber music for violin and trombone.

The recital will feature two members of the National Symphony Orchestra, which is touring  Kentucky during February.

The LWC recital will be at 7:30 p.m. CT on Friday, Feb. 18, in the LWC W.W. Slider Humanities Recital Hall,  155 South Blue Raider Drive. It is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow.

"Lindsey Wilson is fortunate to be beneficiaries of this program, and we are excited that we can bring it to our students as well as members of the community," said Phil Hanna, chair of the Lindsey Wilson cultural affairs committee.

The Feb. 18 recital will feature works by 10 composers, including Bernstein, Handel, Joplin, Mozart and Prokofiev.

The recital will be given by trombonist Barry Hearn and violinist Marissa Regni. Hearn is assistant principal trombonist and Regni is principal second violinist ofthe National Symphony Orchestra.

Before joining the NSO, Hearn was a member of the Army Ceremonial Band, and prior to that he was a member of the Army Field Band at  Fort Meade,  Md.

Regni has held her current position with the NSO for more  than 14 years. Before coming to  Washington,  D.C., she was a member of the Saint Louis Symphony. She is also a member of the critically acclaimed Manchester String Quartet, and was a founding member of the Kennedy Center Chamber Players.

The  LWC recital is part of the National Symphony Orchestra's 2011 American Residencies tour, which features a Feb. 17-25 swing through  Kentucky.

The full National Symphony Orchestra will perform on Feb. 24 at the Center for Rural Development in  Somerset,  Ky. It will be the first performance in this region for the National Symphony Orchestra, which is housed at the  Kennedy  Center in  Washington,  D.C.

The NSO is also scheduled to perform this month in  Lexington,  Louisville,  Florence,  Owensboro and  Paducah.

The National Symphony Orchestra will present a free recital of music for trombone and violin at 7:30 p.m. CT on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Lindsey Wilson College W.W. Slider Humanities Recital Hall,  155 South Blue Raider Drive. For more information, contact LWC Cultural Affairs Committee Chair Phil Hanna at   or (270) 384-8250.


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