A Musical Offering

to honor the memory of
James Fowler Meyers

(June 7, 1947 — January 23, 2010)

Ludwig Hall, Kent State University
Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Prelude by the KSU Undergraduate Brass Quintet
Michael Chunn & Brian Riozzo, trumpets, Emily Lenart, horn
Eric Johnston, trombone & Jacob Fagan, tuba

Rhapsody (1952) — Wilson Osborne
David DeBolt, bassoon

Welcome by Denise Seachrist, interim director, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Remembrances by George Faddoul, colleague & friend & Moshe Amitay, professor emeritus of cello

Andantino (Quartet in g, op. 10)
Nexus String Quartet
Eric Chin & Angela Oh, violins, Daniel Jang, viola & Charles Akert, cello

Remembrance by Carol Stafinsky, colleague & friend

Andante (Sonata in f, op. 120, no. 2) — Brahms
Dennis Nygren, clarinet & Jerry Wong, piano

Remembrances by Frank Wiley, composer, New Music Ensemble Director, and Vance George, conductor emeritus, San Francisco Symphony Chorus

The Flowers that Bloom in the Spring (Mikado)
–Gilbert & Sullivan
Timothy Culver, tenor & Jerry Wong, piano

Remembrances by Wayne Gorder, director of bands, and Chas Baker, Jazz Studies

Kumbaya –African American Spiritual arr. Paul Sjoland
The KSU Women’s Chorus, Kerry Glann, director

Sicut cervus desiderat –Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Ride on, King Jesus –African American Spiritual arr. Parker/Shaw
The KSU Chorale, Scott MacPherson, director

Remembrances by Jessica Stover, student & Blaine Vesley, piano technician

Sarabande & Bourrée (Suite No. 3) –J.S. Bach
Charles Akert, cello

A reception follows in the lobby.