The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present Charlotte Davis performing a faculty voice recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
Performing with Davis will be Dr. Ron Petti, pianist and director of accompanying for the School of Music.
The program will feature a selection of English songs by John Duke, an aria from the opera “Adriana Lecouvreur,” some Spanish songs by Fernando Obradors, a cycle of children’s songs by French composer Francis Poulenc entitled “La courte paille,” and a set of German songs by Richard Strauss.
Dr. Jennifer Dalmas, associate professor of violin at SFA, will perform on one of the Strauss pieces, “Beim Schlafengehen,” which is from his Four Last Songs.
Davis, a soprano, performs regularly in the East Texas area and is the music director and soloist at Memorial Presbyterian Church in San Augustine. She also teaches music appreciation. She is a member of the East Texas Alumnae chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, a member of NATS, and serves on the board of directors of the SFA Music Preparatory Division.
The recital is part of the Cole Performing Arts Series. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.