Violin/Viola Recital features classical to energetic dance music

UNK Communications

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Violin/Viola Studio Recital is Friday (April 25) in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

“The works that the concert will present include technical show pieces, concerto movements, works for solo violin and solo viola, a sonata movement from the 20th-century period and energetic dance music written for the violin,” said Ting-Lan Chen, associate professor of violin/viola.

“The audience will feel delighted to hear music of famous composers such as J. S. Bach and de Beriot.”

The concert will also introduce works by lesser-known composers such as Alfred Schnittke.

The concert is at 7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

The recital features upper-level string students.

Violin/Viola student performers:
Gibbon – Mary Spencer
Kearney – Gina Lieb, violin
Norfolk – Natalie Hall, violin
Omaha – Marcie Bebout, violin
Wallace – John Paul Lempke, piano
Iowa – Caleb Rohrer, violin
Bismarck, N.D. – Eric Jensen, viola
China – Qianyi Li, violin
China – Xiaojun Liu, violin
Japan – Ayane Nakajima, piano


Staff/faculty performers:
Ting-Lan Chen, piano
Nancy Curry, staff pianist


Source: Ting-Lan Chen, 308-865-8041,
Writer: Sara Giboney, 308.865.8529,

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