Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host clarinetist Dr. Michael Scheuerman in concert on Monday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The recital, which is part of Ouachita’s Guest Artist Series, is free and open to the public.
Scheuerman is the director of bands and instructor of applied clarinet at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, where he directs both of the concert ensembles as well as the marching band and teaches conducting and clarinet lessons. He also coordinates student recruitment for the Department of Music.
Scheuerman performs solo and chamber recitals and also performs with the Lone Star Wind Orchestra. He holds degrees in clarinet performance and music education from Texas Tech University, Eastern Michigan University and Oklahoma State University.
The program for the evening includes: “Sonatina” by Bohuslav Martinu; “Arabesques” by Paul Jeanjean; “Three Pieces: Contradanza, Habanera and Vals Venezolano” by Paquito D’Rivera; “Introduction et Rondo” by Charles-Marie Widor; and “Concert Piece No. 1” by Felix Mendelssohn.
The recital also will feature Jen Guzman on clarinet and Dr. Kate Stubbs on piano. Guzman serves as Denton Program Director for Texas Winds Musical Outreach, development assistant for the Perlman Music Program and adjunct instructor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Stubbs serves as collaborative pianist at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Ouachita’s Guest Artist Series allows the university to invite musicians and artists both nationally and internationally to share their arts on campus.
“I am so excited for this opportunity for our students to get to hear world class musicians perform,” said Dr. Caroline Taylor, professor of music at OBU and clarinet instructor.
For more information, contact the School of Fine Arts at (870) 245-5129.
By Addy Goodman
February 5, 2018