Felicia Brunelle and Alfred Gratta to Perform Faculty Recital

(Bradenton, Fla., January 31, 2012) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) faculty members Dr. Felicia Brunelle, violin, and Alfred Gratta, cello, will perform a faculty recital at 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, in Neel Performing Arts Center, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West at SCF Bradenton.
Brunelle is a longstanding member of the first violin section of the Sarasota Orchestra and concertmaster for the Missouri Symphony. She earned doctorate in musical arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Gratta, a new adjunct faculty instructor at SCF, is a member of the Florida Orchestra.  He earned a master’s degree at the University of Southern California.
They will be joined by pianist Cheryl Tschanz, a former assistant professor of music at Colby College and a current teacher at Florida Southern College.
As an established trio, they will combine the great classics with works written by living composers in crossover styles emphasizing folk and jazz elements.  The performance will include Joseph Haydn’s “Trio in E Major” and "Swing Shift" by composer Kenji Bunch about New York's night life.

General admission is $8. Tickets are $4 for students and SCF employees. 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


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