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2022 - 2023 Faculty Artist Series Events

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All tickets to College of Fine Arts events are available for advance purchase at the main Fine Arts Box Office located in the Miller Lobby of Duerksen Fine Arts Center during regular box office hours, by phone and online. (Any tickets purchased online or by phone will be placed in Will-Call to be picked up either at the main box office or during the hour prior to the event at the venue.)

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Faculty Artist Series Events


Ticket Prices

♦     Adults - $12.00     ♦     Senior (55+)/Military - $10.00     ♦     WSU Faculty/Staff - $10.00     ♦
♦     Child/Student (Show your school ID for discount.) - $6.00     ♦      WSU Student - FREE (With Shocker Card)     ♦

Carmen Lemoine
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Dr. Carmen Lemoine, Flute

Saturday, September 17, 2022
3:00 pm
Wiedemann Recital Hall

Dr. Carmen Lemoine is assistant professor of flute at Wichita State University (WSU) and principal flute of Wichita Symphony Orchestra in Wichita, Kansas. She is also a member of the Santa Rosa Symphony and has performed as guest principal flute with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in New Zealand. Prior to WSU, Lemoine served as chamber music faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Equally at home in small ensembles of contrasting styles, Carmen is flutist with the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet and performs with the WSU Latin jazz ensemble Banda Hispanica. She also collaborates with guitarist Mark Simons, founder of the San Francisco Guitar Quartet. She founded the Bay Area wind sextet Frequency 49 and is a former member of the hip-hop/classical fusion group Ensemble Mik Nawooj.

Dr. Lemoine earned degrees in Flute Performance from the Eastman School of Music (BM and DMA) and received her MM from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Fairmount Trio

Fairmount Trio

Sunday, September 25, 2022
3:00 pm
Wiedemann Recital Hall

The Fairmount Trio takes us on a journey around the world in a diverse and exciting program of works for violin, viola and cello. In this performance, we visit the River Seine in France through the eyes of Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla, hear a musical retelling of world travels on the ocean by French naval officer and composer Jean Cras, and travel to the USSR as experienced by Polish Jew Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

Fairmount Trio is comprised of members Dr. Timothy Jones, Violin; Catherine Consiglio, Viola; and Leonid Shukaev, Cello.

Mark Foley

Dr. Mark Foley, Double Bass

Sunday, October 23, 2022
3:00 pm
Wiedemann Recital Hall

Dr. Mark Foley is Principal Double Bass of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra; he spends his summers with the orchestra of the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder. Recent concerts include appearances with Leon Fleisher, the Saint Petersburg String Quartet, Eugene Friesen, Darol Anger, Wichita’s Chamber Music at the Barn series, and has been a concerto soloist with the Wichita Symphony. Mark is the founder and musical director of the Knob Festival of New Music, an annual series of concerts presenting performances of wildly diverse new works by local, national and international artists. 

He holds degrees in music performance from the University of Minnesota, the Eastman School of Music, and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where his doctoral thesis brought to light a previously unpublished double bass concerto written in Vienna at the time of Haydn.

Phillip Black

Phillip Black, Tuba

Friday, April 14, 2023
7:30 pm
Wiedemann Recital Hall

Phil Black serves as Assistant Professor of Tuba at Wichita State University and is principal tubist with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and Wichita Brass Quintet. He has held the position of principal tuba with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Galliard Brass Ensemble, New Mexico Symphony, and New Mexico Brass Quintet, substitute tubist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and was tuba instructor with the Flint Institute and at the University of New Mexico. Mr. Black has recorded with the Galliard Brass Quintet on the Music Heritage Society label and has performed numerous recitals at regional and national Tuba conferences.

Professor Black's recital will feature a chamber work composed for him by Ken Friedrich. This four-movement work features collaborations with quartets from the flute, clarinet, horn, and trombone studios as accompaniment for the different movements.