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Ouachita to Host Guest Artists Brittney Patterson and Eun-Hee Park in Concert Jan. 30, 2020

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By Madison Cresswell

January 24, 2020

For more information, contact OBU’s news bureau at newsbureau@obu.edu or (870) 245-5208

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.–Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host flutist Brittney Patterson and pianist Eun-Hee Park in a joint concert on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall located in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

“Patterson and Park bring a varied program featuring staples of the modern flute and piano repertoire such as the Chaminade and Clarke, as well as music from American, Soviet and Brazilian composers,” said Dr. Carlos Feller, visiting assistant professor of music. “We would like to invite the community to join us and look forward to an exciting concert.”

Patterson and Park will open the concert with a performance of “Sonata in D Major” by François Devienne. They will then perform “Pastorale” by Germaine Tailleferre, “Allegro Rustico” by Sofia Gubaidulina and “The Great Train Race” by Ian Clarke. Next they will perform “Concertino in D Major, Op. 107” by Cécile Chaminade and “Canzone” by Samuel Barber. To conclude the concert, Patterson and Park will perform “Sonatina em Ré Maior” by Radamés Gnattali.

Patterson is an experienced performer as well as an expert on musical history. She teaches flute and music history as assistant professor of music at the University of Montevallo in Alabama. She is also the principal flutist of the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, and she has performed with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Patterson has been invited to present at conferences in Columbus, Miss.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Washington D.C. She is the co-founder of the Delta Blue Chamber Players and has been published in multiple music journals.

Park has been praised by The New York Concert Review and selected as BBC Music Magazine’s “Music U.S. Choice,” MusicWeb International’s “CD of the Month” and Naxos’ “Critics’ Choice.” She enjoys a diverse career as a soloist, chamber musician and educator and is currently assistant professor of music and head of the keyboard area at the University of Montevallo. Park has given numerous concerts throughout Brazil, Costa Rica, Italy, Japan, South Korea and the United States. As a recording artist, she has also released albums through the labels of Naxos, Emeritus, MSR Classics, Navona Records and Capstone.

For more information, contact Dr. Carlos Feller at fellerc@obu.edu or (870) 245-4160.

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