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Faculty to Present "Two Sonatas and Some Candy"

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Westminster College will hold a faculty recital titled "Two Sonatas and Some Candy" Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Orr Auditorium.

The piano and violin program includes "Sonata for Piano and Violin, Op. 12 No. 2" by Ludwig von Beethoven; "Tzigane" by Maurice Ravel; and "Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 120 No. 1" by Johannes Brahms.

Nancy Zipay DeSalvo, assistant professor of music at Westminster College and chair of the Department of Music, earned her undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University, her master's from Manhattan School of Music, and her doctorate at The Cleveland Institute of Music. DeSalvo gives many solo piano recitals each year and accompanies visiting guest artists. She performs extensively across the United States as a professional accompanying pianist and a chamber music collaborator. Guest performances have included the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jonathan R. Moser, instructor of music and director of orchestras at Westminster College, received his undergraduate degree from Shenandoah University and his master's from Arizona State University. Moser serves as director of music at Providence Presbyterian Church; is a member of the Erie Philharmonic; plays with the Wheeling Symphony; and gives several recitals each year. He is also a member of the Westminster College faculty string quartet.

Contact DeSalvo at (724) 946-7023 or e-mail, or Moser at (724) 946-7271 or e-mail for more information.

Dr. Nancy Zipay DeSalvo
Jonathan R. Moser