West Virginia University music professors Mikylah Mcteer, violinist, Peter Amstutz, pianist, will present a recital at the Creative Arts Center, Monday, Sept. 30.

Joining them will be two other music faculty members, soprano Mandy Spivak and David Taddie, on sound and computer.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (200A) and is free and open to the public.

The program will include “Sonata No. 1 for Piano and Violin in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1” by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827); “Gyftiko for Solo Violin” (2010) by John Psathas (b. 1966); “Partita, Perihelion for Violin and Interactive Electronics” (2012) by Margaret Schedel (b. 1974), featuring Taddie; “Sei mir gegrüßt,” (“I Greet You”) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828), featuring Spivak; and “Fantasy in C Major for Violin and Piano, D. 934 – op. posth. 159” by Franz Schubert.

McTeer received her bachelor’s degree from the Oberlin College of Music and her master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music. During that time, she regularly performed with the Houston Symphony and the Houston Grand Opera. She was previously concertmaster of the San Juan Symphony and has performed internationally as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Italy, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

A prizewinner in the Maryland International Piano Competition and a medalist in the Casagrande International Piano Competition in Italy, Amstutz has performed throughout Europe and the United States. In recent years, he has also made frequent tours of Asia. He earned his master’s and doctoral degrees at Peabody Conservatory of Music and was a Fulbright Scholar in Austria for two years at the Vienna Academy of Music.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4359.



CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts
304-293-4359, Charlene.Lattea@mail.wvu.edu

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