Aug. 28: Fanfare Concert featuring Simon Estes

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The Iowa State University Department of Music & Theatre will present their annual “Fanfare Concert” on Sunday, August 28 at 3:00 pm in the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall. This concert will feature members of the faculty including internationally-renowned opera star Simon Estes.

Also performing will be pianist Mei-Hsuan Huang, cellist George Work, violinist Jonathan Sturm, harpist Mary Foss, pianist Jodi Goble, clarinetist Gregory Oakes, and guest vocalist Shelby VanNordstrand. Miriam Zach, who is the Charles and Mary Sukup Endowed Artist in Organ professor, will be featured on the Brombaugh Organ.

“This concert will showcase both the excellence and the diversity of our faculty," said Michael Golemo, professor and chair of the Department of Music & Theatre. "It is a unique concert because it features truly virtuoso musicians, both vocal and instrumental, performing a wide variety of music. It is a great way to begin our academic year – highlighting the excellence and range of the faculty and students within our department. We invite those in the campus and Ames community to attend this very special concert and learn about the offerings of our dynamic music program.”

There is no admission charge for this event. The Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall is in the Music Building on the campus of Iowa State.