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Monday, April 25, 2011

GUITAR RECITAL @ SUU (CC: April 28)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 04/19/11
Michael French
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Office: 435-865-8667
michaelfrench@suu.edu

Photo: SUU student in a previous guitar recital. Credit: Danelle Cheney.

FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: GUITAR RECITAL

WHAT: Under the direction of adjunct guitar instructor, Tyson Cazier, the SUU student guitar ensemble will perform a program of rock classics. Highlights includes performances of Ozzy Osborn’s “Bark at the Moon” and Aerosmith’s “Sweet Emotion.” The concert also features renditions of “Limelight” by Rush, “Knights of Cydonia” by Muse, “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals and “Frankenstein” by the Edgar Winter Group.

WHO: Southern Utah University, College of Performing and Visual Arts, Music Department

WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2011

TIME: 7:30pm

WHERE: Thorley Recital Hall, Music Building, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

TICKETS: Free and the general public is encouraged to attend..

INFO: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts


SUU’S MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTS
A GUITAR RECITAL
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: It’s time to celebrate the end of the semester with an evening of great guitarists playing a variety of rock classics. The Music Department of Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts presents the spring Guitar Recital on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Thorley Recital Hall in the Music Building. The music commences at 7:30pm. This event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Under the direction of adjunct guitar instructor, Tyson Cazier, the student guitar ensemble will perform a program of popular and classic favorites. Highlights includes performances of Ozzy Osborn’s “Bark at the Moon” and Aerosmith’s “Sweet Emotion.” The concert also features renditions of “Limelight” by Rush, “Knights of Cydonia” by Muse, “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals and “Frankenstein” by the Edgar Winter Group.
Tyson Cazier is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he received a Bachelor of Music degree in Contemporary Writing and Production. Tyson studied with many accomplished musicians including, Bruce Bartlett, John Funkhouser, Greg Duncan, and Eyran Katsenelenbogen. Tyson has actively been playing guitar for over a decade and during that time has studied a variety of musical styles including classical, rock, jazz, funk, blues, pop and swing. In addition to guitar, Tyson has experience in composing, arranging and producing music at home and in a professional studio environment. Currently Tyson is the guitar instructor at Southern Utah University and teaches weekly private lessons as well as an introductory guitar class and a guitar ensemble.

For an evening of great music, plan on attending SUU’s Guitar Recital. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespeare Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at cpvamktg@suu.edu.

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