The Department of Music presents Lisa Cella, flute and Shannon Wettstein, piano in a recital featuring Mark Osborn's Virtue for flute, piano and tape, Brian Ferneyhough's Four Miniatures and Kazuo Fukushima's Pieces (3) from "Chu-u".
3pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is $7 for general admission, $3 for senior citizens, and free to the UMBC community (with UMBC ID) and any student with a student ID card.
Shannon Wettstein, pianist, has premiered countless new works throughout the United States and internationally, including performances in New York's Lincoln Center, Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the New Zealand Embassy in Washington D.C. and the Japan America Theater in Los Angeles. Awards include the 2003 and 2008 American Composers Forum Commissioning Grant, the Merle Montgomery Grant given by Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation and grants from the Minnesota Arts Council. Her solo CD is on the Centaur label; other recordings are available on the Tzadik, Innova, and Mode labels. A new CD of music by Xenakis will soon be released by Mode. She holds a doctorate of music arts from the University of California, San Diego, a bachelor of music (highest distinction) from the University of Kansas and a Master of Music degree (honors) from New England Conservatory. Her teachers have included Aleck Karis, Stephen Drury, Sequiera Costa, Richard Angeletti and Claude Frank. She is on the music faculty of Augsburg College.
Biographical information on Lisa Cella can be found here.