CONWAY, Ark. (January 25, 2017) –
The Hendrix College Department of Music’s Harold
Thompson Recital Series will host a guest artist recital Thursday, Feb. 9, at
7:30 p.m., in Reves Recital Hall.
The recital will
feature University of Wisconsin-Madison music professors Paul Rowe, baritone,
and Martha Fischer, piano, performing works by Robert Schumann, Maurice Ravel,
and Scott Gendel.
The program is free
and open to the public. For more information, contact Hendrix College music
professor Dr. Andrew Morgan at 501-450-1248 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Guest Artists
Paul Rowe is Professor of Voice at University of
Wisconsin-Madison. He has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
under conductor Seiji Ozawa, American Ballet Theater, Smithsonian Chamber
Players, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and the Waverly Consort. He has also sung
at the Aspen Music Festival and Marlboro Music Festival. In 2000, he founded
the Madison Early Music Festival, for which he continues to serve as artistic director.
He previously taught at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and
Vanderbilt University. He is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in
Rochester, New York.
Martha Fischer is Professor of Piano and head of
collaborative piano studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has
performed internationally alongside many highly accomplished singers and
instrumentalists, including soprano Julia Faulkner, tubist John Stevens, and
euphonium player Demondrae Thurman. She regularly performs piano music for
four hands with her husband, pianist Bill Lutes. Additionally, the couple both
excel as singers and interpreters of Gilbert & Sullivan and have
performed revues of their music. She holds degrees from Oberlin College
and the New England Conservatory of Music.
Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway,
Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since
1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges and is
nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings for
academic quality, community, innovation, and value. For more information, visit