PCC West Campus

Pima Community College's West Campus.

what: PCC Music presents Dr. Jonathan Ng Tenor

where: PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall, West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.

when: Sunday, February 8 at 3 p.m.

tickets: $8 with discounts available

information: 520-206-6986, www.pima.edu/cfa

           

Pima Community College Music presents vocal faculty Jonathan Ng in Amoré, a concert for the Valentine season featuring love songs from popular musicals and operas. The program includes Maria” from West Side Story, “On the Street Where You Live” from My Fair Lady, “Quanto e bella” and “Una furtive lagrima” from The Elixir of Love, “Dalla sua pace” and “Il mio Tesoro” from Don Giovanni, and “O wie ängstlich” from Die Entfühurng aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio). The Italian love song “La serenata” and spirituals round out the program. The accompianist for this concert is Suzanne Eanes.

Ng received his Doctorate in Conducting with minors in vocal performance and pedagogy, music history and literature from Indiana University, Jacob School of Music, in Bloomington. He earned his master’s degree in conducting and church music from Westminster Choir College, and bachelor’s degree in education from the Institute of Education in Hong Kong. Besides conducting choruses and orchestras, Dr. Ng is a professional lyric tenor and has appeared in various oratorios and operas throughout the states, Europe and Hong Kong. He is currently a vocal music faculty at Pima Community College.  Dr. Ng is also the founder and conductor of The Arizona Choral Society and the former director of music at Catalina United Methodist Church, Tucson where he worked for eleven years.

what: PCC Music presents Dr. Stephen Carlson Piano Concert

where: PCC Center for the Arts Recital Hall, West Campus, 2202 W. Anklam Rd.

when: Thursday, February 5 at 7 p.m.

tickets: $8 with discounts available information: 520-206-6986, www.pima.edu/cfa

Pima Community College Music presents a guest artist concert featuring the accomplished pianist Dr. Stephen Carlson. The program includes “Sonata in A-flat major” by Franz Joseph Haydn; “Sonata in C major, op. 2, no. 3” by Ludwig van Beethoven; “Waltz in A minor, op. 32, no. 2,” “Etude in A-flat major, op. 25, no. 1” and “Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53” by Frédéric Chopin; and “Three Movements from Petrushka” by Igor Stravinsky.

Carlson began his undergraduate studies as a political science major and Army ROTC Scholarship Cadet. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Gustavus Adolphus College where he studied with Ian Hobson and John McKay, respectively. He completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance and pedagogy at the University of Iowa where he studied with Uriel Tsachor. Dr. Carlson has been a member of the Bemidji State University Music Department since 2006. He is a versatile soloist and chamber musician who has performed at many colleges, universities and festivals throughout much of the U.S. and Canada.

From 1995 to 2003, Carlson appeared at Minnesota Valley Sommarfest (St. Peter, MN) where he performed an array of solo and collaborative works. He has performed with the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony, the Gustavus Adolphus Chamber Orchestra, and the Mississippi Valley Chamber Orchestra. Dr. Carlson made his New York debut as a solo recitalist in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2005.

Pima Community College Center for the Arts is located on the West Campus at 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson (just west of downtown). For ticket information contact the box office at 206-6986, www.pima.edu/cfa or centerforthearts@pima.edu .  

 

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