CONWAY, Ark. (August 15,
2017) – The Hendrix College Department of Music will host a guest artist recital
on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Reves Recital Hall, Trieschmann
Fine Arts Building.
The featured artist is Dr. Christopher
Barrick, alto saxophone; he will be assisted by Dr. John Krebs, piano.
Barrick, who heads the
department of music and theatre at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
(UAFS), serves as the James & Ann Bumpass Distinguished Chair of Music. He
directs the UAFS Jazz Band and teaches applied saxophone.
Barrick has performed
professionally with nationally known acts such as Doc Severinsen, Johnny
Mathis, the Legends of Swing, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Sonny Turner and the
Platters, The Crystals, The Coasters, Wayne Newton, Rick K. and The
Allnighters, the Harry James Orchestra, and The Temptations. He has given solo
performances at numerous professional conferences, including those of the North
American Saxophone Alliance, the United States Navy Band International
Saxophone Symposium, and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction. Learn more
The August 31 recital will
include performances of works by Paule Maurice, James Bishop, William Bolcom,
John Harbison, and Terri and Don Bailey.
The program is free and open
to the public. For more information, contact Hendrix College music professor
Dr. John Krebs, 501-450-1245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A private liberal arts
college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as
one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That
Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit