E&H Presents Ataraxia Duo on Oct. 16
Memorial Chapel at E&H —
30461 Garnand Dr, Emory, VA 24327
A recital by the Ataraxia Duo will be presented Thursday, Oct. 16 at Emory & Henry College.
The duo, consisting of pianist William Gibbons and flutist Kristen Queen, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel.
Ranging from works by Aaron Copland and Philip Glass to new works commissioned by the Ataraxia Duo, this program explores the wealth and variety of American music for flute and piano from the turn of the 20th century to the present day.
Each of the artists currently teaches in the Texas Christian University School of Music. Gibbons' doctorate and masters in musicology are from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Queen holds a master's of music in flute performance with academic distinction from the University of Oklahoma and a master's in wind performance and literature of the flute from Northwestern University.
Tickets are free to E&H students and employees. Tickets are $8 for individuals over 55 years or students from other institutions. For others tickets are $12 at the door or $10 in advance.
Tickets are available at the Emory Train Depot two weeks prior to the performance, from noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and at Van Dyke Center one week prior to each performance from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. daily, or by contacting the Office of the Arts Coordinator at 276-944-6866 or .