SCF Faculty Recital to Feature Felicia Brunelle and Dr. Ann Knipschild

(Bradenton, Fla., November 4, 2014) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) faculty member and violinist Felicia Brunelle will be joined by organist Dr. Ann Knipschild in a recital at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., in Neel Performing Arts Center, building 11 East.

Brunelle and Knipschild, a professor at Auburn University in Alabama, will offer a performance of great music from baroque to contemporary for the violin and organ. Composers include Vitali, Rheinberger, Gounod and others.

Brunelle is a longstanding member of the Sarasota Orchestra and concertmaster for the Sarasota Pops Orchestra and Missouri Symphony. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in music from Indiana University and a doctorate in music from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. As an active chamber musician, she performs throughout the United States. She also performed in Eisenstadt, Austria, at the Esterhazy palace, one of the most beautiful Baroque palaces in Austria.

Knipschild, professor of music at Auburn University earned the Doctor of Musical Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Master of Music from Yale University. Knipschild, who plays the oboe and organ, is an active recitalist and chamber musician and has been a member of the Huntsville Symphony, Albany (Ga.) Symphony and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. She has been featured in concerts nationally and internationally.

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 Neel Performing Arts Center is off 60th Avenue West between 26th and 34th streets, accessible from parking lots H or I.

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