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MSU faculty clarinet recital set for Nov. 9

November 3, 2016 -- MSU News Service

MSU School of Music faculty recital, “The Clarinet in Rare Contexts,” featuring Gregory Young and guests, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 9. Image courtesy of MSU School of Music.

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BOZEMAN – Gregory Young, professor of clarinet in the Montana State University School of Music, will perform in a faculty recital, “The Clarinet in Rare Contexts,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The program will feature Young and guests in a presentation of new music for clarinet. 

The concert will begin with morning bird sounds from the Triple Tree trail recorded by Robert Maher, head of the MSU Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, accompanied by clarinet. Stacy Montagne AuCoin will join Young on singing bowls in a piece inspired by their rim-to-rim run across the Grand Canyon in 2015.  

Gary Strobel, a professor in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Paathology will join Young on the didgeridoo for a collaborative new composition that he and Young composed earlier this year. And, Jeannie Little, assistant professor of low brass, will join Young for a short three-movement duo for clarinet and trombone written by Young's father, David.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and will be available at the door or online at

The MSU School of Music is part of the College of Arts and Architecture. Reynolds Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.

Contact: Suzanne Forrester, School of Music, (406) 994-3562 or