Faculty members Kilp and Krasnican to perform March 18

March 14 2007

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Music faculty members Brian Kilp and Martha Krasnican will perform as part of the Indiana State University Faculty Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the Recital Hall of ISU’s Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

The performance will feature works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Edith Borroff, Russell Denwood, Jan Bartos and Robert Schumann and will feature performances by two other ISU music department faculty members, Daniel Powers and Jimmy Finnie.

Kilp joined the faculty of Indiana State in 1998 where he is currently associate professor of Music. In June 2002, he was appointed Visiting Guest Professor of Horn at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music in Shenyang, University in Liaoning Province, P.R. China. Kilp has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, Indianapolis Opera, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Lafayette Symphony, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, and various other ensembles. A long-time champion of Jim Decker’s “IVASI” video conductor, Kilp often appears as a Conn-Selmer artist/clinician.

Krasnican is the director of the accompanying program at ISU and principal keyboardist with the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. She graduated with distinction from the Eastman School of Music. As a collaborative artist, she has worked with major performers across North America and Europe, including engagements with the Western Horn Symposium and several World Saxophone Congresses. Krasnican has performed as a soloist with the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, premiering two piano concertos written for her by her husband, Daniel Powers.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the ISU Music Department at (812) 237-2772.

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Contact: Brian Kilp, ISU Music Department, (812) 237-2759

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783, pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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Music faculty members Brian Kilp and Martha Krasnican will perform as part of the Indiana State University Faculty Artist Series at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the Recital Hall of ISU's Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

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