The Oboe Studio of West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts is hosting a recital titled “Octoboefest,” on Friday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall of the Creative Arts Center.

This event is free and open to the public.

“The oboe students will perform works for oboes and English horns by composers from the Austro-Hungarian Empire,” said oboe professor Cynthia Anderson.

Composers include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauss Sr., Bohuslav Martinu and Anton Wunderer.

“The program will end with music that traditionally concludes the New Year’s Concerts in Vienna—the Radetzky March.” Anderson said.

A slide show of scenes from Austria and artwork of Austrian painters will accompany the music. A reception will follow the concert.

Anderson said this presentation is in preparation for a trip the Oboe Studio will be making to Vienna and Salzburg in November 2014.

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



CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts

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