Ohio Wesleyan Presents SongFest Musicians in Oct. 2 Recital

Victoria Browers ’03. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Browers ’03)

DELAWARE, OH – The Ohio Wesleyan University Department of Music will present three musicians from “SongFest,” the highly acclaimed art-song festival in Malibu, Calif., in a recital at 4 p.m. Oct. 2 in Jemison Auditorium, Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

Victoria Browers, soprano, is a 2003 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and an active performer in recitals, opera, and oratorio throughout the United States; Randolph Bowman is principal flutist with the Cincinnati Symphony and a faculty member at both Miami University and the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music; and Rosemary Hyler Ritter is founder and artistic director of SongFest and an accomplished collaborative pianist.

The program will include works by J.S. Bach, Liszt, Corigliano, Handel, Saint-Saëns, Roussel, Satie, and Schubert. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Ohio Wesleyan Department of Music at musicd@owu.edu or (740) 368-3700.

Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 45 states and 52 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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