SCF to Host Guest Pianist Jennifer Donelson
(Bradenton, Fla., January 7, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host a concert by guest pianist Jennifer Donelson at 4:15 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Neel Performing Arts Center at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West.
“Agony and Ecstasy,” a musical exploration of suffering and redemption, is a dialogue between anguish and deliverance as embodied in piano works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, and Johann Sebastian Bach.
Donelson is the founding director of the Cor Immaculatae Schola Cantorum, a professional vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony, and directs scholae cantorum at St. Michael the Archangel and Ss. Francisco y Clara parishes in Miami.
Donelson, also an assistant professor of music at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
General admission is $10. Tickets are $5 for students and SCF staff. For more information, contact the SCF music department at 941-752-5351 or Neel Performing Arts Center Box Office at 941-752-5252. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.