Dr. Susan Nelson, Assistant Professor of Bassoon, will tour Texas and Louisiana with the Silver Keys Trio from September 29-October 5. The trio includes Nelson, Dr. Christina Guenther, flute, and Dr. Geneva Fung, piano. Both Guenther and Fung are faculty members at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. The trio will teach master classes and present a recital of works by American composers in the Cole Performing Art Series at Stephen F. Austin State University as well as at Baylor, University of Texas-Arlington, and Northwestern State University in Louisiana.
Among the pieces to be performed are “Kalamus” by award-winning composer Dana Wilson, Air for Bassoon and Piano by Alec Wilder, Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano by Chick Corea, “All the Words to All the Songs” by Dan Welcher and “Retrofugue” by cellist and composer Jeremy Crosmer.