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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

March 1, 2010

Internationally-renowned flutist to perform at Northwest

Susan Milan

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Susan Milan, an internationally-renowned flutist, will give two performances at Northwest this week.

Milan, flute professor at the Royal College of Music in London, will give a recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 4 in the Charles Johnson Theatre of the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. With pianist Lillian Buss Pearson, Milan will perform music by Mozart, Taffanel, Reinecke, Debussy and Casella. Admission is free.

She will also teach a master class from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 5, in Room 116 of the Fine Arts Building. Four Northwest students -- Alex Bruner, Christine Chesney, Amanda Mather, and Xandria Williams -- will perform works by Hindemith, Enesco, Bach, and Telemann, and receive guidance from Milan, whose remarks will be directed to the audience as well as the students.

Milan has had an international career as an orchestral guest principal, chamber musician, soloist, teacher and lecturer. She has performed concertos with all of the major orchestras in the UK and has toured throughout Europe, the United States, Australia and the Far East.

She has been awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Music, presented to her by Prince Charles. She is often featured on the BBC and has recorded a variety of music for several labels.

The event is being funded by Northwest Culture of Quality and the Brannen Brothers Foundation. For more information, contact Dr. Rebecca Dunnell, flute professor at Northwest, at .

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468