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02/08/2005

Voice Professor Plans Program of Inspirational Songs

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 Her performance on Feb. 21 will feature the works of such important 16th-, 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century composers.
 Jennifer Corbell Hough, soprano; Craig Estep, counter tenor; dancer Alison Cook; and pianist/harpsichordist Janice Bradner will accompany Gorrell.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Lorraine Gorrell, a Winthrop University music faculty member, plans to welcome the arrival of spring with a recital of inspiring classical and contemporary compositions.

Her performance at 8 p.m. on Feb. 21 in the Frances May Barnes Recital Hall on the Winthrop campus will feature the works of such important 16th-, 17th-, 18th- and 19th-century composers as Claudio Monteverdi, Franz Schubert, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Johannes Brahms and Roger Quilter. Gorrell also will perform compositions by 20th-century composers Tom Lopez and Gordon Myers. Jennifer Corbell Hough, soprano; Craig Estep, counter tenor; dancer Alison Cook; and pianist/harpsichordist Janice Bradner will accompany Gorrell.

A professor of voice, Gorrell earned her B.A. at Hood College in Frederick, Md., and her M.A. and M.M. at Yale University. She has performed as a guest artist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Dutch radio and U.S. public radio and television. Also, Gorrell has presented recitals at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Merkin Concert Hall in New York and the Victoria Art Gallery in Canada, to name a few. She has published two books, "The Nineteenth-Century German Lied" and "Discordant Melody: Alexander Zemlinsky, His Sons, and the Second Viennese School," as well as a number of articles on music and voice techniques.

Gorrell’s Feb. 21 performance will be free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gorrell at 803/323-4510 or gorrelll@winthrop.edu.


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