C. Lawrence Cmpbell

C. Lawrence Campbell

Faculty to Perform Piano Recital

February 27, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present an annual faculty piano recital featuring professor C. Lawrence Campbell on Sunday, March 8 at 3 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 Park St., Bloomington).

The event is free and open to the public.

Recital pieces will include Prelude and Fugue in E Minor No. 1 by Mendelssohn, Sonata in D Major K. 284 by Mozart, Duexieme Ballade Opus 38 by Chopin and Fantasy ("Wanderer")  pD. 760 by Schubert.

Campbell, the head of Illinois Wesleyan's Keyboard Department, was honored with an endowed chair, the Fern Rosetta Sherff Professor of Music in 1998.

He joined the Illinois Wesleyan University faculty in 1978 and served as the acting director of the School of Music for the 1997-98 academic year. Campbell, who has an affinity for Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, has also taught at Bemidji (Minnesota) State, the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and Albion College.

Campbell has served as an adjudicator, guest clinician and lecture-recitalist. He has judged concerto competitions for young artists sponsored by the Chicago Symphony and the Des Moines Symphony and has conducted master classes at various conventions of the Music Teachers' National Association.

For additional information, please contact the IWU School of Music office at (309) 556-3061.

Contact: Allegra Gallian, '09, (309) 556-3181