Sept. 3, 2002
NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED HARPIST ELIZABETH RICHTER
TO PERFORM WITH ULM FLUTE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SANDRA LUNTE
To: News Directors and News Editors
From: Veronika Brown, Coordinator of Media Relations, 342-5444
Nationally recognized harpist Elizabeth Richter will visit
Monroe to perform two concerts with ULM flute professor Sandra
Lunte. A Lecture/Recital is set for Tuesday, September 3, at
7:00 p.m. at Biedenharn Museum in Monroe. Reservations are encouraged
due to limited seating, call 387-5281. The duo will discuss their
collaboration throughout the years. They will also perform parts
of the program that they will present on September 5. In addition,
Richter will discuss the harp and how it is played.
A Recital is scheduled for Thursday, September 5, at 7:30 p.m.
at Grace Episcopal Church in Monroe. Both concerts are free and
open to the public.
Ms. Richter is Professor of Harp at Ball State University in
Muncie, Indiana, where she received the College of Fine Arts
Dean's Teaching Award. She was formerly principal harpist with
the Kansas City Philharmonic and Kansas City Lyric Opera and
served on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
She is an active soloist and chamber musician and has been heard
across the United States and Europe and on National Public Radio's
"Performance Today." She has served as First Vice-President
of the American Harp Society and is currently on the Board of
Directors. Richter received a diploma in piano from the Eastman
School of Music Preparatory Department, continued her musical
studies at Oberlin College and earned Bachelor and Master of
Music degrees from Boston University School for the Arts, where
she studied with Lucile Lawrence.
These performances are made possible through the Louisiana Division
of the Arts and the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Foundation.
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