Chamber concert tonight at Clayton State


A group of Clayton College & State University's music students will be representing the university's Music Department with a chamber music concert on the world-renown Spivey Hall stage at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

The program will include works for two pianos by Copland, Rachmaninov, Dolan and Arensky, a vocal duet by Schuetz, and a famed string quartet, "American," by Dvorak. The program will also feature a new string quartet by Clayton freshman composition major Christel Vinot of Jonesboro.

The featured performers for the concert are student vocalists Shellee Wilson of McDonough and Candace Henry of Lithonia, violinist and Clayton State adjunct faculty member Jeanne Johnson, student violinist Andres Silva of Forest Park, student violist Heather Coleman of Rex, student cellist Vinot, and student pianists Lindsey Huether of Fayetteville, Seth Davis of Griffin and Nathan Smith of Fayetteville.

Additionally, Clayton State's internationally-known pianist and Associate Professor of Music Michiko Otaki will also be performing.

The program is free and open to the public.