Daily Archives: November 3, 2011

Nicole Biggs performs in Israel

Nicole Biggs, assistant professor of class piano, performed in Israel Oct. 21- Oct. 31.  Her performances included two solo piano recitals and a collaborative recital with string players from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.


Works by by Philip Glass, Howard Ferguson, and Franz Liszt were featured in the solo recitals. The collaborative recital featured the Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor and the Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in B Minor, and was performed with Saida Bar Lev, Zvi Carmel, and Hillel Zori. Nicole performed at the Tiberias Conservatory (in Tiberias), the Felicja Blumenthal Music Center in Tel Aviv, and the Mormon University in Jerusalem. The Tiberias and Jerusalem concerts were sold out.


The Jewish Agency for Israel, Partnership2gether, and the Oklahoma Israel Exchange sponsored the concert tour.

Oboist Jacqueline Leclair to perform with Ensemble Signal

Jacqueline Leclair, Assistant Professor of Oboe, will perform with the chamber orchestra Ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman, on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:30pm.  The concert is a memorial for the recently deceased great Polish composer, Henryk Gorecki.  The concert is at le Poisson Rouge in New York, NY.  Please see http://lepoissonrouge.com/events/artist/3950 for more information.