Vincennes University Department of Music presenting “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital - External Relations
Vincennes University Department of Music presenting “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital
February 28, 2020 / Vincennes University Department of Music
presenting “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Department of Music will
present the “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital on Wednesday,
March 4 at 7:30 p.m. EST in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.
Admission to the performance is free, and the public is invited to
attend. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The Colón Cello Quartet will be making its debut performance at the
Skelton Center. The quartet is comprised of four young professional
cellists: Diana Wuli, James Jiang, Kevin Flynn, and John Yang. The
ensemble was formed under the tutelage of Professor Emilio Colón from
Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. Diana Wuli teaches
applied string lessons and the VU String Ensemble at Vincennes University.
This unique concert program will feature original cello quartet works
by Julius Klengel, Alexandre Tansman, and Guillaume Pâque. In
addition, the quartet will also perform arrangements of renowned
classics, including Fritz Kreisler’s Liebesleid “Love’s
Sorrow”, arranged by Emilio Colón, and other arrangements from
composers Claude Debussy, Astor Piazzolla, and J.S. Bach.
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