February 28, 2020 / Vincennes University Department of Music presenting “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Department of Music will present the “Colón Cello Quartet” in a guest recital on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. EST in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

Admission to the performance is free, and the public is invited to attend. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The Colón Cello Quartet will be making its debut performance at the Skelton Center. The quartet is comprised of four young professional cellists:  Diana Wuli, James Jiang, Kevin Flynn, and John Yang.  The ensemble was formed under the tutelage of Professor Emilio Colón from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. Diana Wuli teaches applied string lessons and the VU String Ensemble at Vincennes University.

This unique concert program will feature original cello quartet works by Julius Klengel, Alexandre Tansman, and Guillaume Pâque. In addition, the quartet will also perform arrangements of renowned classics, including Fritz Kreisler’s Liebesleid “Love’s Sorrow”, arranged by Emilio Colón, and other arrangements from composers Claude Debussy, Astor Piazzolla, and J.S. Bach.

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College

VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers, and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.

In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.

VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21 other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S. President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.

 

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