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Montalto & MortyakovaCOLUMBUS, Miss. – Dr. Richard Montalto’s latest work titled “Possum Town Prelude” will be performed at the Starkville/MSU Symphony Orchestra concert Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Whitfield Hall, Rent Auditorium, on The W’s campus.

 

Montalto, a longtime resident of Columbus, is professor of music at The W. He has performed with jazz groups across the United States, South America and Europe.

A native of New Orleans, he holds degrees in composition from the University of New Orleans, Tulane University and the University of North Texas. 

Dr. Julia Mortyakova, chair of the music department at The W, also will be the featured artist performer on the program joining the orchestra for the “Phantasie in A Minor,” composed by Robert Schumann.

She has numerous recitals, recordings, appearances and presentations to her credit. Mortyakova earned her doctor of musical arts degree in piano performance from the University of Miami and her master of arts in music performance from New York University. She has bachelor’s degree in music with a double major in philosophy from Vanderbilt University.

The second half of the program will consist of Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 1 in C major.”  Dr. Michael Brown, music director of the Starkville Symphony, will conduct the program.

Admission to the concert is $10 and free to MUW and MSU faculty, staff and students who have their university ID.  Tickets are available at the Columbus Arts Council and at the door the night of the performance.    

For more information, contact the Columbus Arts Council at (662) 328-2787 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Dr. Michael Brown at (662) 325-3070.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 18, 2013
Contact: Janie Guyton Shields
(662) 329-7119
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